SUSE-SU-2018:1016-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 31 for SLE 12)

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Fri Apr 20 07:33:12 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 31 for SLE 12)

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:1016-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1083488 #1085114 #1085447 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-13166 CVE-2018-1068 CVE-2018-7566
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

   An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_119 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-2018-7566: The Linux kernel had a buffer overflow via an
     SNDRV_SEQ_IOCTL_SET_CLIENT_POOL ioctl write operation to /dev/snd/seq by
     a local user (bsc#1083488).

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-12-2018-710=1

Package List:

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



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