05 September 2016
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2016.2087 SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 7 for SLE 12 SP1 5 September 2016 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Linux kernel Publisher: SUSE Operating System: SUSE Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Existing Account Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2016-6480 Reference: ESB-2016.2052 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 7 for SLE 12 SP1 ______________________________________________________________________________ Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:2230-1 Rating: important References: #991667 Cross-References: CVE-2016-6480 Affected Products: SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 ______________________________________________________________________________ An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. Description: This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.62-60_62 fixes several issues. The following security bugs were fixed: - CVE-2016-6480: Race condition in the ioctl_send_fib function in drivers/scsi/aacraid/commctrl.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability (bsc#991667). The following non-security bugs were fixed: 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: zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-2016-1311=1 To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch". Package List: - SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 (x86_64): kgraft-patch-3_12_62-60_62-default-2-9.1 kgraft-patch-3_12_62-60_62-xen-2-9.1 References: https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6480.html https://bugzilla.suse.com/991667 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. 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