SUSE: 2019:2601-1 important: the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 32 for SLE 12 SP2)

    Date08 Oct 2019
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.
       SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 32 for SLE 12 SP2)
    Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2019:2601-1
    Rating:             important
    References:         #1102682 #1151021 
    Cross-References:   CVE-2018-5390 CVE-2019-14835
    Affected Products:
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS
       An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.
       This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.121-92_120 fixes several issues.
       The following security issues were fixed:
       - CVE-2019-14835: A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way vhost
         functionality, that translates virtqueue buffers to IOVs, logged the
         buffer descriptors during migration. A privileged guest user able to
         pass descriptors with invalid length to the host when migration is
         underway, could use this flaw to increase their privileges on the host
       - CVE-2018-5390: Fixed a denial of service ("SegmentSmack") in
         tcp_collapse_ofo_queue() and tcp_prune_ofo_queue() for every incoming
         packet (bsc#1102682).
    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-SP2:
          zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-2601=1
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:
          zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-2601=1
    Package List:
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (ppc64le x86_64):
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS (ppc64le x86_64):
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