16 December 2016
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2016.3005 SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 0 for SLE 12 SP2 16 December 2016 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Linux Kernel Publisher: SUSE Operating System: SUSE Impact/Access: Root Compromise -- Existing Account Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2016-9555 CVE-2016-8655 Reference: ESB-2016.2941 ESB-2016.2918 ESB-2016.2903 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 0 for SLE 12 SP2 ______________________________________________________________________________ Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:3169-1 Rating: important References: #1008284 #1012183 #1012759 Cross-References: CVE-2016-8655 CVE-2016-9555 Affected Products: SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 ______________________________________________________________________________ An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available. Description: This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.21-69 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). - A stability issue in the btrfs module was fixed (bsc#1008284) 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-12-2016-1834=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_21-69-default-2-5.1 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/1008284 https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012183 https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012759 - --------------------------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. 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