SUSE-SU-2018:1224-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 33 for SLE 12)

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 33 for SLE 12)

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:1224-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1088268 #1090036 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-0861 CVE-2018-1000199
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_125 fixes several issues.

   The following security issues were fixed:

   - CVE-2018-1000199: A bug in x86 debug register handling of ptrace() could
     lead to memory corruption, possibly a denial of service or privilege
     escalation (bsc#1090036).
   - CVE-2017-0861: Use-after-free vulnerability in the snd_pcm_info function
     in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to gain
     privileges via unspecified vectors (bsc#1088268).

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-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-850=1

Package List:

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



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