SUSE-SU-2018:1246-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 11 for SLE 12 SP3)


SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 11 for SLE 12 SP3)
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1246-1
Rating: important
References: #1090036
Cross-References: CVE-2018-1000199
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.126-94_22 fixes one issue.

The following security issue was fixed:

– CVE-2018-1000199: A bug in x86 debug register handling of ptrace() could
lead to memory corruption, possibly a denial of service or privilege
escalation (bsc#1090036).

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 Live Patching 12-SP3:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2018-897=1

Package List:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3 (ppc64le x86_64):

kgraft-patch-4_4_126-94_22-default-2-2.2
kgraft-patch-4_4_126-94_22-default-debuginfo-2-2.2

References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1000199.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1090036


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