ESB-2018.3881 - [SUSE] kernel: Root compromise - Existing account 2018-12-17

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                               ESB-2018.3881
    Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 17 for SLE 12 SP2)
                             17 December 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           kernel
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Root Compromise   -- Existing Account
                   Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-5848  

Reference:         ESB-2018.3377
                   ESB-2018.3374
                   ESB-2018.3373

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20184127-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 17 for SLE 12 SP2)
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:4127-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1097356
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-5848
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 one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.103-92_56 fixes one issue.

   The following security issue was fixed:

   - CVE-2018-5848: Fixed an unsigned integer overflow in wmi_set_ie. This
     could lead to a buffer overflow (bsc#1097356).


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-SP2-2018-2930=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2931=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2932=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2933=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2934=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2935=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2936=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2930=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2931=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2932=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2933=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2934=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2935=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2936=1



Package List:

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

      kgraft-patch-4_4_103-92_53-default-12-2.1
      kgraft-patch-4_4_103-92_56-default-12-2.1
      kgraft-patch-4_4_114-92_64-default-10-2.1
      kgraft-patch-4_4_114-92_67-default-10-2.1
      kgraft-patch-4_4_120-92_70-default-9-2.1
      kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_73-default-8-2.1
      kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_80-default-8-2.1

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

      kgraft-patch-4_4_103-92_53-default-12-2.1
      kgraft-patch-4_4_103-92_56-default-12-2.1
      kgraft-patch-4_4_114-92_64-default-10-2.1
      kgraft-patch-4_4_114-92_67-default-10-2.1
      kgraft-patch-4_4_120-92_70-default-9-2.1
      kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_73-default-8-2.1
      kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_80-default-8-2.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-5848.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1097356

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