SUSE-SU-2018:4158-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 32 for SLE 12 SP1)

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 32 for SLE 12 SP1)

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:4158-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1118319 #1118320 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-9568
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS

   An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
   is now available.


   This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.74-60_64_107 fixes one issue.

   The following security issue was fixed:

   - CVE-2018-9568: Prevent possible memory corruption due to type confusion
     in sk_clone_lock. This could lead to local 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 Server 12-SP1-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-2951=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-2953=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-2957=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (x86_64):



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