SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 12 for SLE 12 SP5)
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2020:3698-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1178622 
Cross-References:   CVE-2020-25668
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP2
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-122_51 fixes one issue.

   The following security issue was fixed:

   - CVE-2020-25668: Fixed a concurrency use-after-free in con_font_op
     (bsc#1178622).


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-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP2-2020-3698=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2020-3675=1



Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP2 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-24_37-default-2-2.1
      kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-24_37-default-debuginfo-2-2.1
      kernel-livepatch-SLE15-SP2_Update_7-debugsource-2-2.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_51-default-2-2.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-25668.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1178622