SUSE-SU-2018:3029-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 3 for SLE 12 SP3)

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 3 for SLE 12 SP3)

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:3029-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1096723 #1102682 #1105323 #1106191 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-1000026 CVE-2018-10902 CVE-2018-10938
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3

   An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.82-6_9 fixes several issues.

   The following security issues were fixed:

   - CVE-2018-5390: Prevent very expensive calls to tcp_collapse_ofo_queue()
     and tcp_prune_ofo_queue() for every incoming TCP packet which can lead
     to a denial of service (bsc#1102682).
   - CVE-2018-1000026: Fixed an insufficient input validation in bnx2x
     network card driver that can result in DoS via very large, specially
     crafted packet to the bnx2x card due to a network card firmware
     assertion that will take the card offline (bsc#1096723).
   - CVE-2018-10938: Fixed an infinite loop in the cipso_v4_optptr() function
     leading to a denial-of-service via crafted network packets (bsc#1106191).
   - CVE-2018-10902: It was found that the raw midi kernel driver did not
     protect against concurrent access which lead to a double realloc (double
     free) in snd_rawmidi_input_params() and snd_rawmidi_output_status(),
     allowing a malicious local attacker to use this for privilege escalation

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 Live Patching 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2018-2152=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2018-2153=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3 (x86_64):



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