SUSE-SU-2017:2455-1: important: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 7 for SLE 12 SP2

SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 7 for SLE 12 SP2
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:2455-1
Rating: important
References: #1052311 #1052368
Cross-References: CVE-2017-1000112
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
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An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.59-92_17 fixes several issues.

The following security bugs were fixed:

– CVE-2017-1000112: Prevent a race condition in net-packet code that could
have been exploited by unprivileged users to gain root access
(bsc#1052368).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-2017-1524=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use “zypper patch”.

Package List:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 (x86_64):

kgraft-patch-4_4_59-92_17-default-4-2.1

References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000112.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1052311
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1052368


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