SUSE-SU-2018:0239-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 27 for SLE 12)

\n\n SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 27 for SLE 12)
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:0239-1
Rating: important
References: #1069708 #1071471
Cross-References: CVE-2017-15868 CVE-2017-16939
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_92 fixes one issue.

The following security issues were fixed:

– CVE-2017-15868: The bnep_add_connection function in
net/bluetooth/bnep/core.c did not ensure that an l2cap socket is
available, which allowed local users to gain privileges via a crafted
application (bsc#1071471).

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 Server 12-LTSS:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-160=1

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

Package List:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (x86_64):

kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_92-default-5-2.1
kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_92-xen-5-2.1

References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-15868.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-16939.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1069708
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1071471


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