SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 23 for SLE 12 SP4)

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2022:1182-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1197133 
Cross-References:   CVE-2022-27666
CVSS scores:
                    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 Live Patching 12-SP4

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-95_83 fixes one issue.

   The following security issue was 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)

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-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2022-1180=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2022-1181=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2022-1182=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP4 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):