ESB-2019.0015 - [SUSE] Linux Kernel: Multiple vulnerabilities 2019-01-02

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                               ESB-2019.0015
        SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel
                         (Live Patch 0 for SLE 15)
                              2 January 2019

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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-2018-9568 CVE-2018-5848 

Reference:         ASB-2018.0295
                   ESB-2018.3949
                   ESB-2018.3374
                   ESB-2018.3373

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20184238-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 0 for SLE 15)
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:4238-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1097356 #1118319 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-5848 CVE-2018-9568
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15
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   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

   This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-23 fixes several issues.

   The following security issues were fixed:

   - CVE-2018-9568: Prevent possible memory corruption due to type confusion
     in sk_clone_lock. This could lead to local privilege escalation
     (bsc#1118319).
   - 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 Module for Live Patching 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2018-3046=1



Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15 (ppc64le x86_64):

      kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-23-default-7-19.2
      kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-23-default-debuginfo-7-19.2
      kernel-livepatch-SLE15_Update_0-debugsource-7-19.2


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-5848.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-9568.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1097356
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1118319

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