SUSE: 2019:1437-1 important: the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 1 for SLE 15)

    Date06 Jun 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 (Live Patch 1 for SLE 15)
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    Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2019:1437-1
    Rating:             important
    References:         #1131390 
    Cross-References:   CVE-2018-14734
    Affected Products:
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15
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       An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.
    
    Description:
    
       This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-25_3 fixes one issue.
    
       The following security issue was fixed:
    
       - CVE-2018-14734: drivers/infiniband/core/ucma.c allowed
         ucma_leave_multicast to access a certain data structure after a cleanup
         step in ucma_process_join, which allows attackers to cause a denial of
         service (use-after-free) (bsc#1131390).
    
    
    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 Module for Live Patching 15:
    
          zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2019-1437=1
    
    
    
    Package List:
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15 (ppc64le x86_64):
    
          kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-25_3-default-9-2.1
          kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-25_3-default-debuginfo-9-2.1
    
    
    References:
    
       https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-14734.html
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1131390
    
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