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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.3081
     SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch
                             23 December 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:          kernel
Publisher:        SUSE
Operating System: SUSE
Impact/Access:    Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                  Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                  Reduced Security                -- Existing Account      
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2016-9555 CVE-2016-8655 CVE-2016-7117

Reference:        ESB-2016.3060
                  ESB-2016.3059
                  ESB-2016.3058
                  ESB-2016.3057
                  ESB-2016.3019
                  ESB-2016.3005

Comment: This bulletin contains five (5) SUSE security advisories.

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 9 for SLE 12 SP1
______________________________________________________________________________

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:3205-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1012183 #1012759 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-8655 CVE-2016-9555
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
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   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

   This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.67-60_64_18 fixes several issues.

   The following security bugs were fixed:
   - CVE-2016-8655: A race condition in the af_packet packet_set_ring
     function could be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or gain
     privileges (bsc#1012759).
   - CVE-2016-9555: The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in
     the Linux kernel lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which
     allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds
     slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP
     data (bsc#1012183).


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-12-2016-1865=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_67-60_64_18-default-2-2.1
      kgraft-patch-3_12_67-60_64_18-xen-2-2.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8655.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9555.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012183
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012759

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 1 for SLE 12 SP2
______________________________________________________________________________

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:3206-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1012183 #1012759 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-8655 CVE-2016-9555
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
______________________________________________________________________________

   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

   This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.21-81 fixes several issues.

   The following security bugs were fixed:
   - CVE-2016-8655: A race condition in the af_packet packet_set_ring
     function could be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or gain
     privileges (bsc#1012759).
   - CVE-2016-9555: The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in
     the Linux kernel lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which
     allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds
     slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP
     data (bsc#1012183).


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-12-2016-1864=1

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


Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 (x86_64):

      kgraft-patch-4_4_21-81-default-2-2.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8655.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9555.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012183
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012759

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 15 for SLE 12
______________________________________________________________________________

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:3197-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1012183 #1012759 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-8655 CVE-2016-9555
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
______________________________________________________________________________

   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

   This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.60-52_54 fixes several issues.

   The following security bugs were fixed:
   - CVE-2016-8655: A race condition in the af_packet packet_set_ring
     function could be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or gain
     privileges (bsc#1012759).
   - CVE-2016-9555: The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in
     the Linux kernel lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which
     allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds
     slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP
     data (bsc#1012183).


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 for SAP 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1855=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1855=1

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


Package List:

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

      kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_54-default-4-2.1
      kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_54-xen-4-2.1

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

      kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_54-default-4-2.1
      kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_54-xen-4-2.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8655.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9555.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/10121a83
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012759

 

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SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 16 for SLE 12
______________________________________________________________________________

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:3247-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1012183 #1012759 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-8655 CVE-2016-9555
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
______________________________________________________________________________

   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

   This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.60-52_57 fixes several issues.

   The following security bugs were fixed:
   - CVE-2016-8655: A race condition in the af_packet packet_set_ring
     function could be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or gain
     privileges (bsc#1012759).
   - CVE-2016-9555: The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in
     the Linux kernel lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which
     allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds
     slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP
     data (bsc#1012183).


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 for SAP 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1892=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1892=1

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


Package List:

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

      kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_57-default-2-2.1
      kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_57-xen-2-2.1

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

      kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_57-default-2-2.1
      kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_57-xen-2-2.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8655.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9555.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012183
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012759

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 SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 10 for SLE 12
______________________________________________________________________________

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:3249-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1003253 #1012183 #1012759 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-7117 CVE-2016-8655 CVE-2016-9555
                   
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
______________________________________________________________________________

   An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

   This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.51-52_34 fixes several issues.

   The following security bugs were fixed:
   - CVE-2016-8655: A race condition in the af_packet packet_set_ring
     function could be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or gain
     privileges (bsc#1012759).
   - CVE-2016-9555: The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in
     the Linux kernel lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which
     allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds
     slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP
     data (bsc#1012183).
   - CVE-2016-7117: Use-after-free vulnerability in the __sys_recvmmsg
     function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to
     execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a recvmmsg system call that
     is mishandled during error processing (bsc#1003253).


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 for SAP 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1895=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1895=1

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


Package List:

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

      kgraft-patch-3_12_51-52_34-default-7-2.1
      kgraft-patch-3_12_51-52_34-xen-7-2.1

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

      kgraft-patch-3_12_51-52_34-default-7-2.1
      kgraft-patch-3_12_51-52_34-xen-7-2.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7117.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8655.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9555.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1003253
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012183
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012759

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