SUSE-SU-2023:4279-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 34 for SLE 15 SP2)

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# Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 34 for SLE 15 SP2)

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4279-1  
Rating: important  

  * bsc#1212934
  * bsc#1215440


  * CVE-2023-3390
  * CVE-2023-4623

CVSS scores:

  * CVE-2023-3390 ( SUSE ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-3390 ( NVD ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-4623 ( SUSE ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-4623 ( NVD ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2

An update that solves two vulnerabilities can now be installed.

## Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 5.3.18-150200_24_145 fixes several issues.

The following security issues were fixed:

  * CVE-2023-4623: Fixed a use-after-free issue in the HFSC network scheduler
    which could be exploited to achieve local privilege escalation
  * CVE-2023-3390: Fixed an use-after-free vulnerability in the netfilter
    subsystem in net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c that could allow a local attacker
    with user access to cause a privilege escalation issue (bsc#1212934).

## Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE 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 15-SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP2-2023-4279=1

## Package List:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP2 (ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150200_24_145-default-8-150200.2.1
    * kernel-livepatch-SLE15-SP2_Update_34-debugsource-8-150200.2.1
    * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150200_24_145-default-debuginfo-8-150200.2.1

## References:


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