SUSE-SU-2018:1001-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 27 for SLE 12)

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Fri Apr 20 07:19:14 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 27 for SLE 12)

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:1001-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1076017 #1083488 #1085114 #1085447 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-13166 CVE-2018-1000004 CVE-2018-1068
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

   An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_92 fixes several issues.

   The following security issues were fixed:

   - CVE-2017-13166: An elevation of privilege vulnerability was fixed in the
     kernel v4l2 video driver. (bsc#1085447).
   - CVE-2018-1068: A flaw was found in the Linux kernels implementation of
     32-bit syscall interface for bridging. This allowed a privileged user to
     arbitrarily write to a limited range of kernel memory (bsc#1085114).
   - CVE-2018-1000004: A race condition vulnerability existed in the sound
     system, which could lead to a deadlock and denial of service condition

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-12-2018-705=1

Package List:

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



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