An update that solves four vulnerabilities and has 16 fixes is now available.
The openSUSE Leap 42.2 kernel was updated to 4.4.49 to receive various security and bugfixes.
The following security bugs were fixed:
- CVE-2017-5986: A userlevel triggerable BUG_ON on sctp_wait_for_sndbuf was fixed. (bsc#1025235) - CVE-2017-5970: The ipv4_pktinfo_prepare function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via (1) an application that made crafted system calls or possibly (2) IPv4 traffic with invalid IP options (bnc#1024938). - CVE-2017-5897: A potential remote denial of service within the IPv6 GRE protocol was fixed. (bsc#1023762) - CVE-2017-6074: The dccp_rcv_state_process function in net/dccp/input.c in the Linux kernel mishandled DCCP_PKT_REQUEST packet data structures in the LISTEN state, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (invalid free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via an application that makes an IPV6_RECVPKTINFO setsockopt system call. (bsc#1026024).
The following non-security bugs were fixed:
- btrfs: fix btrfs_compat_ioctl failures on non-compat ioctls (bsc#1018100). - iwlwifi: Expose the default fallback ucode API to module info (boo#1021082, boo#1023884). - kabi: protect struct tcp_fastopen_cookie (kabi). - md: ensure md devices are freed before module is unloaded (bsc#1022304). - md: Fix a regression reported by bsc#1020048 in patches.fixes/0003-md-lockless-I-O-submission-for-RAID1.patch (bsc#982783,bsc#998106,bsc#1020048). - net: ethtool: Initialize buffer when querying device channel settings (bsc#969479 FATE#320634). - net: implement netif_cond_dbg macro (bsc#1019168). - sfc: reduce severity of PIO buffer alloc failures (bsc#1019168). - sfc: refactor debug-or-warnings printks (bsc#1019168). - xfs_dmapi: fix the debug compilation of xfs_dmapi (bsc#989056). - xfs: do not allow di_size with high bit set (bsc#1024234). - xfs: exclude never-released buffers from buftarg I/O accounting (bsc#1024508). - xfs: fix broken multi-fsb buffer logging (bsc#1024081). - xfs: fix buffer overflow dm_get_dirattrs/dm_get_dirattrs2 (bsc#989056). - xfs: fix up xfs_swap_extent_forks inline extent handling (bsc#1023888). - xfs: track and serialize in-flight async buffers against unmount (bsc#1024508). - xfs: track and serialize in-flight async buffers against unmount - kABI (bsc#1024508).
To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:
- openSUSE Leap 42.2:
zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-286=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".