SUSE-SU-2017:2509-1: important: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 16 for SLE 12

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Fri Sep 15 19:09:16 MDT 2017

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 16 for SLE 12

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:2509-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1052311 #1052368 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-1000112
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

   An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
   is now available.


   This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.60-52_57 fixes several issues.

   The following security bugs were fixed:

   - CVE-2017-1000112: Prevent a race condition in net-packet code that could
     have been exploited by unprivileged users to gain root access

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1551=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

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



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