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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2017:0760-1: important: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 7 for SLE 12 SP1

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 01:10 AM

SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 7 for SLE 12 SP1

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:0760-1
Rating: important
References: #1025013
Cross-References: CVE-2017-5970
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.62-60_62 fixes one issue.

The following security bug was fixed:

- 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 (bsc#1025013).

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-12-2017-428=1

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

Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 (x86_64):




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