SUSE-SU-2018:1000-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 26 for SLE 12)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 26 for SLE 12)

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1000-1
Rating: important
References: #1076017 #1083488 #1085114 #1085447
Cross-References: CVE-2017-13166 CVE-2018-1000004 CVE-2018-1068
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_89 fixes several issues.

The following security issues were fixed:

– CVE-2017-13166: An elevation of privilege vulnerability was fixed in the
kernel v4l2 video driver. (bsc#1085447).
– CVE-2018-1068: A flaw was found in the Linux kernels implementation of
32-bit syscall interface for bridging. This allowed a privileged user to
arbitrarily write to a limited range of kernel memory (bsc#1085114).
– CVE-2018-1000004: A race condition vulnerability existed in the sound
system, which could lead to a deadlock and denial of service condition

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-706=1

Package List:

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



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