SUSE-SU-2022:3123-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 2 for SLE 15 SP4)

sle-security-updates at sle-security-updates at
Tue Sep 6 22:20:27 UTC 2022

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 2 for SLE 15 SP4)

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2022:3123-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1196867 #1196959 #1201941 
Cross-References:   CVE-2020-36516 CVE-2021-39698 CVE-2022-36946
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2020-36516 (NVD) : 5.9 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:L
                    CVE-2020-36516 (SUSE): 8.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H
                    CVE-2021-39698 (NVD) : 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
                    CVE-2021-39698 (SUSE): 7.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
                    CVE-2022-36946 (NVD) : 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
                    CVE-2022-36946 (SUSE): 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15-SP4

   An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for the Linux Kernel 5.14.21-150400_24_16 fixes several issues.

   The following security issues were fixed:
   - CVE-2020-36516: Fixed an off-path attack via mixed IPID assignment
     method with the hash-based IPID assignment policy to inject data into a
     victim's TCP session or terminate that session (bsc#1196867).
   - CVE-2021-39698: Fixed possible memory corruption in
     aio_poll_complete_work of aio.c, that could have led to local escalation
     of privilege with no additional execution privileges needed
   - CVE-2022-36946: Fixed a remote denial of service attack inside
     nfqnl_mangle in net/netfilter/nfnetlink_queue.c, in the case of an
     nf_queue verdict with a one-byte nfta_payload attribute, an skb_pull can
     encounter a negative length (bsc#1201941).

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 Module for Live Patching 15-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP4-2022-3123=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP4 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):



More information about the sle-security-updates mailing list