SUSE-SU-2018:1270-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 1 for SLE 12 SP3)


SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 1 for SLE 12 SP3)
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1270-1
Rating: important
References: #1088268 #1090036
Cross-References: CVE-2017-0861 CVE-2018-1000199
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.82-6_3 fixes several issues.

The following security issues were 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).
– CVE-2017-0861: Use-after-free vulnerability in the snd_pcm_info function
in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to gain
privileges via unspecified vectors (bsc#1088268).

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-SP3-2018-887=1

Package List:

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

kgraft-patch-4_4_82-6_3-default-8-2.2
kgraft-patch-4_4_82-6_3-default-debuginfo-8-2.2

References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-0861.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1000199.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1088268
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1090036


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