SUSE: 2019:1768-1 important: the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 26 for SLE 12 SP3)

    Date08 Jul 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 26 for SLE 12 SP3)
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    Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2019:1768-1
    Rating:             important
    References:         #1133191 
    Cross-References:   CVE-2019-11487
    Affected Products:
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3
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       An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.
    
    Description:
    
       This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.180-94_97 fixes one issue.
    
       The following security issue was fixed:
    
       - CVE-2019-11487: The Linux kernel allowed page->_refcount reference count
         overflow, with resultant use-after-free issues, if about 140 GiB of RAM
         exists. This is related to fs/fuse/dev.c, fs/pipe.c, fs/splice.c,
         include/linux/mm.h, include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h, kernel/trace/trace.c,
         mm/gup.c, and mm/hugetlb.c. It can occur with FUSE requests
         (bsc#1133191).
    
    
    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 Live Patching 12-SP3:
    
          zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1768=1
    
    
    
    Package List:
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3 (ppc64le x86_64):
    
          kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_97-default-2-2.1
          kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_97-default-debuginfo-2-2.1
    
    
    References:
    
       https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-11487.html
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1133191
    
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