SUSE-SU-2018:1273-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 29 for SLE 12)


SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 29 for SLE 12)
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1273-1
Rating: important
References: #1088268 #1090036
Cross-References: CVE-2017-0861 CVE-2018-1000199
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_106 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 Server 12-LTSS:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-860=1

Package List:

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

kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_106-default-5-2.1
kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_106-xen-5-2.1

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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