Security update for the openSUSE Leap 42.1 kernel. (important)

2016-12-12T17:09:01
ID OPENSUSE-SU-2016:3086-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2016-12-12T17:09:01

Description

The openSUSE Leap 42.1 kernel has been updated to fix a security issue:

  • CVE-2016-9576: A use-after-free vulnerability in the SCSI generic driver allows users with write access to /dev/sg or /dev/bsg to elevate their privileges (bsc#1013604).