SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 4 for SLE 12 SP2 ______________________________________________________________________________
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:1923-1 Rating: important References: #1019079 #1025013 #1025254 #1030575 #1031481 #1031660 #1039496 Cross-References: CVE-2017-1000364 Affected Products: SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 ______________________________________________________________________________
An update that solves one vulnerability and has 6 fixes is now available.
This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.38-93 fixes several issues.
The following security bugs were fixed:
- CVE-2017-1000364: An issue was discovered in the size of the stack guard page on Linux, specifically a 4k stack guard page is not sufficiently large and can be "jumped" over (the stack guard page is bypassed) (bsc#1039496).
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-12-2017-1197=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 (x86_64):