SUSE-SU-2023:4278-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 37 for SLE 15 SP1)

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# Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 37 for SLE 15 SP1)

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4278-1  
Rating: important  

  * bsc#1215440


  * CVE-2023-4623

CVSS scores:

  * 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 SP1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.

## Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-150100_197_134 fixes one issue.

The following security issue was fixed:

  * CVE-2023-4623: Fixed a use-after-free issue in the HFSC network scheduler
    which could be exploited to achieve local privilege escalation

## 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-SP1  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2023-4278=1 SUSE-SLE-
Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2023-4277=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-
Patching-15-SP1-2023-4276=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2023-4274=1

## Package List:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150100_197_148-default-5-150100.2.2
    * kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150100_197_134-default-9-150100.2.3
    * kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150100_197_142-default-7-150100.2.2
    * kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150100_197_123-default-12-150100.2.3
    * kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150100_197_145-default-7-150100.2.2

## References:


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