ESB-2018.3301 - [SUSE] Linux Kernel: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-10-26

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                               ESB-2018.3301
        SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel
                      (Live Patch 25 for SLE 12 SP2)
                              26 October 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Linux Kernel
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service    -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-14633 CVE-2018-5390 

Reference:         ASB-2018.0221
                   ESB-2018.3250
                   ESB-2018.3230
                   ESB-2018.3140
                   ESB-2018.3136
                   ASB-2018.0222.2

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20183470-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 25 for SLE 12 SP2)
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:3470-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1102682 #1107832 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-14633 CVE-2018-5390
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS
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   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

   This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.121-92_95 fixes several issues.

   The following security issues were fixed:

   - CVE-2018-14633: A security flaw was found in the
     chap_server_compute_md5() function in the ISCSI target code in a way an
     authentication request from an ISCSI initiator is processed. An
     unauthenticated remote attacker can cause a stack buffer overflow and
     smash up to 17 bytes of the stack. The attack requires the iSCSI target
     to be enabled on the victim host. Depending on how the target's code was
     built (i.e. depending on a compiler, compile flags and hardware
     architecture) an attack may lead to a system crash and thus to a
     denial-of-service or possibly to a non-authorized access to data
     exported by an iSCSI target. Due to the nature of the flaw, privilege
     escalation cannot be fully ruled out, although we believe it is highly
     unlikely. (bsc#1107832).
   - CVE-2018-5390: The Linux kernel could be forced to make very expensive
     calls to tcp_collapse_ofo_queue() and tcp_prune_ofo_queue() for every
     incoming packet which can lead to a denial of service (bsc#1102682).


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 Server for SAP 12-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2483=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2483=1



Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (ppc64le x86_64):

      kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_95-default-2-2.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS (ppc64le x86_64):

      kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_95-default-2-2.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-14633.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-5390.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1102682
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1107832

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