SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 19 for SLE 15 SP2)

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2022:0238-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1192036 #1194737 
Cross-References:   CVE-2021-42739 CVE-2022-0185
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2021-42739 (SUSE): 8.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
                    CVE-2022-0185 (SUSE): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP2

   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for the Linux Kernel 5.3.18-24_83 fixes several issues.

   The following security issues were fixed:

   - CVE-2022-0185: Incorrect param length parsing in legacy_parse_param
     which could have led to a local privilege escalation (bsc#1194517).
   - CVE-2021-42739: The firewire subsystem had a buffer overflow related to
     drivers/media/firewire/firedtv-avc.c and
     drivers/media/firewire/firedtv-ci.c, because avc_ca_pmt mishandled
     bounds checking (bsc#1184673).

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-SP2-2022-229=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP2-2022-238=1

Package List:

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