SUSE-SU-2018:1570-1: moderate: Security update for kernel-firmware

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Thu Jun 7 10:10:34 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for kernel-firmware

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:1570-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1077355 #1095735 
Cross-References:   CVE-2015-1142857 CVE-2017-5715
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS

   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for kernel-firmware fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2015-1142857: Add bnx2x firmware files to fix ethernet flow
     control vulnerability in SRIOV devices (bsc#1077355)
   - CVE-2017-5715: Prevent unauthorized disclosure of information to an
     attacker with local user access caused by speculative execution and
     indirect branch prediction (bsc#1095735).

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 for SAP 12-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-1088=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1088=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (noarch):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (noarch):



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