ESB-2017.1981 - [SUSE] Linux kernel: Root compromise - Existing account 2017-08-10

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                               ESB-2017.1981
        SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live
                          Patch 0 for SLE 12 SP3
                              10 August 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Linux kernel
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Root Compromise   -- Existing Account
                   Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-7533  

Reference:         ESB-2017.1966
                   ESB-2017.1958
                   ESB-2017.1929

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2017/suse-su-20172114-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 0 for SLE 12 SP3
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:2114-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1050751 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-7533
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.73-5 fixes one issue.

   The following security bugs were fixed:

   - CVE-2017-7533: A bug in inotify code allowed local users to escalate
     privilege (bsc#1050751).


Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2017-1313=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3 (x86_64):

      kgraft-patch-4_4_73-5-default-2-2.3.2
      kgraft-patch-4_4_73-5-default-debuginfo-2-2.3.2
      kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP3_Update_0-debugsource-2-2.3.2


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7533.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1050751

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