SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 27 for SLE 15 SP1)

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2022:1172-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1195951 #1197133 
Cross-References:   CVE-2022-22942 CVE-2022-27666
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2022-22942 (SUSE): 7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
                    CVE-2022-27666 (NVD) : 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
                    CVE-2022-27666 (SUSE): 7.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15-SP1

   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-197_102 fixes several issues.

   The following security issues were fixed:

   - CVE-2022-27666: Fixed a buffer overflow vulnerability in IPsec ESP
     transformation code. This flaw allowed a local attacker with a normal
     user privilege to overwrite kernel heap objects and may cause a local
     privilege escalation. (bnc#1197462)
   - CVE-2022-22942: Fixed stale file descriptors on failed usercopy.

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-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2022-1172=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2022-1173=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2022-1174=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64):