SUSE: 2018:3032-2 important: the Linux Kernel

    Date22 Mar 2019
    CategorySuSE
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.
    
       SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel
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    Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:3032-2
    Rating:             important
    References:         #1108399 
    Cross-References:   CVE-2018-17182
    Affected Products:
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1
    ______________________________________________________________________________
    
       An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.
    
    Description:
    
    
       The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP1 LTSS kernel was updated to receive a
       security fix.
    
       The following security bug was fixed:
    
       - CVE-2018-17182: The vmacache_flush_all function in mm/vmacache.c
         mishandled sequence number overflows. An attacker can trigger a
         use-after-free (and possibly gain privileges) via certain thread
         creation, map, unmap, invalidation, and dereference operations
         (bnc#1108399).
    
    
    Special Instructions and Notes:
    
       Please reboot the system after installing this update.
    
    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 for SAP 12-SP1:
    
          zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-526=1
    
    
    
    Package List:
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (x86_64):
    
          kernel-default-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-default-base-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-default-base-debuginfo-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-default-debuginfo-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-default-debugsource-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-default-devel-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-syms-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-xen-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-xen-base-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-xen-base-debuginfo-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-xen-debuginfo-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-xen-debugsource-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-xen-devel-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_107-default-1-2.3.1
          kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_107-xen-1-2.3.1
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (noarch):
    
          kernel-devel-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-macros-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
          kernel-source-3.12.74-60.64.107.1
    
    
    References:
    
       https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-17182.html
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1108399
    
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