SUSE-SU-2023:2156-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel

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# Security update for the Linux Kernel

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:2156-1  
Rating: important  

  * #1142685
  * #1174777
  * #1190544
  * #1202353
  * #1207088
  * #1209342
  * #1209871
  * #1209887
  * #1209969
  * #1209999
  * #1210202
  * #1210301
  * #1210329
  * #1210336
  * #1210337
  * #1210430
  * #1210460
  * #1210466
  * #1210469
  * #1210498
  * #1210506
  * #1210534
  * #1210647
  * #1210827


  * CVE-2023-1670
  * CVE-2023-1855
  * CVE-2023-1989
  * CVE-2023-1990
  * CVE-2023-1998
  * CVE-2023-2124
  * CVE-2023-2162
  * CVE-2023-30772

CVSS scores:

  * CVE-2023-1670 ( SUSE ):  4.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
  * CVE-2023-1670 ( NVD ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-1855 ( SUSE ):  6.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-1855 ( NVD ):  6.3 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
  * CVE-2023-1989 ( SUSE ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-1989 ( NVD ):  7.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-1990 ( SUSE ):  7.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-1990 ( NVD ):  4.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
  * CVE-2023-1998 ( SUSE ):  5.6 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
  * CVE-2023-1998 ( NVD ):  5.6 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
  * CVE-2023-2124 ( SUSE ):  6.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-2162 ( SUSE ):  7.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-2162 ( NVD ):  5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
  * CVE-2023-30772 ( SUSE ):  6.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-30772 ( NVD ):  6.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5

An update that solves eight vulnerabilities and has 16 fixes can now be

## Description:

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP5 RT kernel was updated to receive various
security and bugfixes.

The following security bugs were fixed:

  * CVE-2023-2124: Fixed an out of bound access in the XFS subsystem that could
    have lead to denial-of-service or potentially privilege escalation
  * CVE-2023-1670: Fixed a use after free in the Xircom 16-bit PCMCIA Ethernet
    driver. A local user could use this flaw to crash the system or potentially
    escalate their privileges on the system (bsc#1209871).
  * CVE-2023-2162: Fixed an use-after-free flaw in iscsi_sw_tcp_session_create
  * CVE-2023-1998: Fixed a use after free during login when accessing the shost
    ipaddress (bsc#1210506).
  * CVE-2023-30772: Fixed a race condition and resultant use-after-free in
    da9150_charger_remove (bsc#1210329).
  * CVE-2023-1855: Fixed a use after free in xgene_hwmon_remove (bsc#1210202).
  * CVE-2023-1989: Fixed a use after free in btsdio_remove (bsc#1210336).
  * CVE-2023-1990: Fixed a use after free in ndlc_remove (bsc#1210337).

The following non-security bugs were fixed:

  * ath10k: Fix error handling in case of CE pipe init failure (git-fixes).
  * ath10k: Fix missing frame timestamp for beacon/probe-resp (git-fixes).
  * ath10k: Fix the parsing error in service available event (git-fixes).
  * ath10k: add missing error return code in ath10k_pci_probe() (git-fixes).
  * ath10k: fix control-message timeout (git-fixes).
  * ath10k: fix division by zero in send path (git-fixes).
  * ath10k: fix memory overwrite of the WoWLAN wakeup packet pattern (git-
  * audit: improve audit queue handling when "audit=1" on cmdline (bsc#1209969).
  * bpf, x86: Fix encoding for lower 8-bit registers in BPF_STX BPF_B (git-
  * cachefiles: Drop superfluous readpages aops NULL check (bsc#1210430).
  * cachefiles: Fix page leak in cachefiles_read_backing_file while vmscan is
    active (bsc#1210430).
  * cachefiles: Fix race between read_waiter and read_copier involving op->to_do
  * cachefiles: Handle readpage error correctly (bsc#1210430).
  * cgroup/cpuset: Wake up cpuset_attach_wq tasks in cpuset_cancel_attach()
  * cifs: fix negotiate context parsing (bsc#1210301).
  * cifs: fix open leaks in open_cached_dir() (bsc#1209342).
  * cred: allow get_cred() and put_cred() to be given NULL (bsc#1209887).
  * crypto: x86/ghash - fix unaligned access in ghash_setkey() (git-fixes).
  * drivers: net: lmc: fix case value for target abort error (git-fixes).
  * fscache, cachefiles: remove redundant variable 'cache' (bsc#1210430).
  * ftrace: Mark get_lock_parent_ip() __always_inline (git-fixes).
  * intel_pmc_ipc: restore ability to call functions with irq enabled (git-
  * ipmi: fix SSIF not responding under certain cond (git-fixes).
  * iwlwifi: Fix -EIO error code that is never returned (git-fixes).
  * iwlwifi: fw: make pos static in iwl_sar_get_ewrd_table() loop (git-fixes).
  * iwlwifi: pcie: fix locking when "HW not ready" (git-fixes).
  * iwlwifi: pcie: gen2: fix locking when "HW not ready" (git-fixes).
  * iwlwifi: pcie: reschedule in long-running memory reads (git-fixes).
  * kabi/severities: ignore KABI for NVMe, except nvme-fc (bsc#1174777).
  * kcm: Only allow TCP sockets to be attached to a KCM mux (git-fixes).
  * keys: Change keyring_serialise_link_sem to a mutex (bsc#1207088).
  * keys: Fix linking a duplicate key to a keyring's assoc_array (bsc#1207088).
  * keys: Hoist locking out of __key_link_begin() (bsc#1207088).
  * kretprobe: Prevent triggering kretprobe from within kprobe_flush_task (git-
  * l2tp: clean up stale tunnel or session in pppol2tp_connect's error path
  * l2tp: fix pseudo-wire type for sessions created by pppol2tp_connect() (git-
  * l2tp: reject creation of non-PPP sessions on L2TPv2 tunnels (git-fixes).
  * net/ncsi: Do not return error on normal response (git-fixes).
  * net: axienet: Fix double deregister of mdio (git-fixes).
  * net: core: dst: Add kernel-doc for 'net' parameter (git-fixes).
  * net: core: dst_cache_set_ip6: Rename 'addr' parameter to 'saddr' for
    consistency (git-fixes).
  * net: phy: realtek: Use the dummy stubs for MMD register access for rtl8211b
  * net: prevent ISA drivers from building on PPC32 (git-fixes).
  * net: usb: qmi_wwan: add Telit 0x1080 composition (git-fixes).
  * netfilter: nft_set_rbtree: fix parameter of __nft_rbtree_lookup() (git-
  * netfilter: x_tables: Add note about how to free percpu counters (git-fixes).
  * nvme-pci: do not WARN_ON in nvme_reset_work if ctrl.state is not RESETTING
  * nvme-pci: fix doorbell buffer value endianness (git-fixes).
  * nvme: retain split access workaround for capability reads (git-fixes).
  * platform/x86: intel_pmc_ipc: Use devm_* calls in driver probe function (git-
  * platform/x86: intel_pmc_ipc: Use spin_lock to protect GCR updates (git-
  * powercap: fix possible name leak in powercap_register_zone() (git-fixes).
  * powerpc/numa: Consider the max NUMA node for migratable LPAR (bsc#1209999
    ltc#202140 bsc#1190544 ltc#194520 bsc#1142685 ltc#179509 git-fixes).
  * powerpc/numa: Detect support for coregroup (bsc#1209999 ltc#202140
    bsc#1142685 ltc#179509 git-fixes).
  * powerpc/numa: Limit possible nodes to within num_possible_nodes (bsc#1209999
    ltc#202140 bsc#1142685 ltc#179509 git-fixes).
  * powerpc/numa: Restrict possible nodes based on platform (bsc#1209999
    ltc#202140 bsc#1142685 ltc#179509 git-fixes).
  * powerpc/papr_scm: Update the NUMA distance table for the target node
    (bsc#1209999 ltc#202140 bsc#1142685 ltc#179509 git-fixes).
  * powerpc/pseries: Consolidate different NUMA distance update code paths
    (bsc#1209999 ltc#202140 bsc#1142685 ltc#179509 git-fixes).
  * powerpc/pseries: Rename TYPE1_AFFINITY to FORM1_AFFINITY (bsc#1209999
    ltc#202140 bsc#1142685 ltc#179509 git-fixes).
  * powerpc/pseries: rename min_common_depth to primary_domain_index
    (bsc#1209999 ltc#202140 bsc#1142685 ltc#179509 git-fixes).
  * printk: Give error on attempt to set log buffer length to over 2G
  * ring-buffer: Fix race while reader and writer are on the same page (git-
  * s390/percpu: add READ_ONCE() to arch_this_cpu_to_op_simple() (git-fixes).
  * scsi: qla2xxx: Fix memory leak in qla2x00_probe_one() (git-fixes).
  * scsi: qla2xxx: Perform lockless command completion in abort path (git-
  * sctp: do not free asoc when it is already dead in sctp_sendmsg (git-fixes).
  * sctp: return error if the asoc has been peeled off in sctp_wait_for_sndbuf
  * sctp: use the right sk after waking up from wait_buf sleep (git-fixes).
  * struct ci_hdrc: hide new member at end (git-fixes).
  * struct wmi_svc_avail_ev_arg: new member to end (git-fixes).
  * tuntap: fix dividing by zero in ebpf queue selection (git-fixes).
  * usb/ohci-platform: Fix a warning when hibernating (git-fixes).
  * usb: chipidea: core: fix possible concurrent when switch role (git-fixes).
  * usb: dwc3: core: fix kernel panic when do reboot (git-fixes).
  * usb: dwc3: gadget: Do not set IMI for no_interrupt (git-fixes).
  * usb: host: ohci-pxa27x: Fix and & vs | typo (git-fixes).
  * usb: storage: Add check for kcalloc (git-fixes).
  * usb: typec: Check for ops->exit instead of ops->enter in altmode_exit (git-
  * watchdog: pcwd_usb: Fix attempting to access uninitialized memory (git-
  * wifi: ath5k: fix an off by one check in ath5k_eeprom_read_freq_list() (git-
  * workqueue: Fix missing kfree(rescuer) in destroy_workqueue() (bsc#1210460).
  * workqueue: Fix spurious sanity check failures in destroy_workqueue()
  * wq: handle VM suspension in stall detection (bsc#1210466).
  * x86/boot/compressed: Disable relocation relaxation (git-fixes).
  * x86/boot: Avoid using Intel mnemonics in AT&T syntax asm (git-fixes).
  * x86/bugs: Add Cannon lake to RETBleed affected CPU list (git-fixes).
  * x86/bugs: Enable STIBP for IBPB mitigated RETBleed (git-fixes).
  * x86/fpu: Prevent FPU state corruption (git-fixes).
  * x86/irq: Ensure PI wakeup handler is unregistered before module unload (git-
  * x86/kprobes: Fix to check non boostable prefixes correctly (git-fixes).
  * x86/kprobes: Restore BTF if the single-stepping is cancelled (git-fixes).
  * x86/mce/inject: Avoid out-of-bounds write when setting flags (git-fixes).
  * x86/mm: Stop printing BRK addresses (git-fixes).
  * x86/pkeys: Add check for pkey "overflow" (git-fixes).
  * x86/speculation/mds: Mark mds_user_clear_cpu_buffers() __always_inline (git-
  * x86/tools/relocs: Fix non-POSIX regexp (git-fixes).
  * x86/tools: Fix objdump version check again (git-fixes).
  * x86/virt: Eat faults on VMXOFF in reboot flows (git-fixes).
  * x86/virt: Mark flags and memory as clobbered by VMXOFF (git-fixes).
  * x86: Do not let pgprot_modify() change the page encryption bit (git-fixes).
  * x86_64: Fix jiffies ODR violation (git-fixes).
  * xfrm: policy: use hlist rcu variants on insert (git-fixes).
  * xhci: also avoid the XHCI_ZERO_64B_REGS quirk with a passthrough iommu (git-
  * xhci: hide include of iommu.h (git-fixes).

## Special Instructions and Notes:

  * Please reboot the system after installing this update.

## Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Important 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 Real Time 12 SP5  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RT-12-SP5-2023-2156=1

## Package List:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP5 (x86_64)
    * kernel-rt-debugsource-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * cluster-md-kmp-rt-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * kernel-rt_debug-devel-debuginfo-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * dlm-kmp-rt-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * gfs2-kmp-rt-debuginfo-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * kernel-rt_debug-debuginfo-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * kernel-syms-rt-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * kernel-rt-base-debuginfo-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * ocfs2-kmp-rt-debuginfo-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * gfs2-kmp-rt-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * dlm-kmp-rt-debuginfo-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * kernel-rt-devel-debuginfo-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * cluster-md-kmp-rt-debuginfo-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * kernel-rt-devel-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * kernel-rt_debug-devel-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * ocfs2-kmp-rt-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * kernel-rt-debuginfo-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * kernel-rt_debug-debugsource-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * kernel-rt-base-4.12.14-10.124.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP5 (noarch)
    * kernel-source-rt-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * kernel-devel-rt-4.12.14-10.124.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP5 (nosrc x86_64)
    * kernel-rt-4.12.14-10.124.1
    * kernel-rt_debug-4.12.14-10.124.1

## References:


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