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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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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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