SUSE-SU-2018:1035-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 33 for SLE 12)


SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 33 for SLE 12)
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1035-1
Rating: important
References: #1083488
Cross-References: CVE-2018-7566
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_125 fixes one issue.

The following security issue was fixed:

– CVE-2018-7566: The Linux kernel had a buffer overflow via an
SNDRV_SEQ_IOCTL_SET_CLIENT_POOL ioctl write operation to /dev/snd/seq by
a local user (bsc#1083488).

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-12-2018-708=1

Package List:

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

kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_125-default-2-2.1
kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_125-xen-2-2.1

References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-7566.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1083488


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