ESB-2018.0226 - [SUSE] Linux Kernel: Access privileged data - Existing account 2018-01-23

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                               ESB-2018.0226
        SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel
                              23 January 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Linux Kernel
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-5754 CVE-2017-5753 CVE-2017-5715

Reference:         ASB-2018.0033
                   ASB-2018.0030
                   ASB-2018.0009
                   ESB-2018.0211
                   ASB-2018.0002.4

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20180171-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:0171-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1068032 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-5715 CVE-2017-5753
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3
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   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:



   The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 LTSS kernel was updated to receive
   various security and bugfixes.

   This update is only provided as a fix update for IBM Z platform.

   - CVE-2017-5753 / "Spectre Attack": IBM Z fixes were included but not
     enabled in the previous update. This update enables those fixes.
   - CVE-2017-5715 / "Spectre Attack": IBM Z fixes were already included in
     the previous update. A bugfix for the patches has been applied on top.
   - CVE-2017-5754: The IBM Z architecture is not affected by the "Meltdown"
     attack.


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 Server 11-SP3-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch slessp3-kernel-20180111-13427=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA:

      zypper in -t patch slexsp3-kernel-20180111-13427=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-kernel-20180111-13427=1

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


Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (s390x):

      kernel-default-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1
      kernel-default-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1
      kernel-default-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1
      kernel-default-man-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1
      kernel-source-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1
      kernel-syms-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1
      kernel-trace-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1
      kernel-trace-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1
      kernel-trace-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA (s390x):

      kernel-default-extra-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (s390x):

      kernel-default-debuginfo-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1
      kernel-default-debugsource-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1
      kernel-trace-debuginfo-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1
      kernel-trace-debugsource-3.0.101-0.47.106.14.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5715.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5753.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1068032

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