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         SUSE-SU-2019:2601-1 Security update for the Linux Kernel
                      (Live Patch 32 for SLE 12 SP2)
                              9 October 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Linux Kernel
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account      
                   Denial of Service    -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-14835 CVE-2018-5390 

Reference:         ESB-2019.3769

Original Bulletin: 

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SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 32 for
SLE 12 SP2)


Announcement ID:   SUSE-SU-2019:2601-1
Rating:            important
References:        #1102682 #1151021
Cross-References:  CVE-2018-5390 CVE-2019-14835
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.121-92_120 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:

  o CVE-2019-14835: A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way vhost
    functionality, that translates virtqueue buffers to IOVs, logged the buffer
    descriptors during migration. A privileged guest user able to pass
    descriptors with invalid length to the host when migration is underway,
    could use this flaw to increase their privileges on the host (bsc#1151021).
  o CVE-2018-5390: Fixed a denial of service ("SegmentSmack") in
    tcp_collapse_ofo_queue() and tcp_prune_ofo_queue() for every incoming
    packet (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:

  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-2601=1
  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-2601=1

Package List:

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


  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-5390.html
  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-14835.html
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1102682
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1151021

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