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HistoryJul 20, 2021 - 12:00 a.m.

Security update for the Linux Kernel (important)

2021-07-2000:00:00
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP3 kernel was updated to receive various
security and bugfixes.

Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2021-22555: A heap out-of-bounds write was discovered in
    net/netfilter/x_tables.c (bnc#1188116).
  • CVE-2021-33909: Extremely large seq buffer allocations in seq_file could
    lead to buffer underruns and code execution (bsc#1188062).

The following non-security bugs were fixed:

  • usb: dwc3: Fix debugfs creation flow (git-fixes).

Special Instructions and Notes:

Please reboot the system after installing this update.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • openSUSE Leap 15.3:

    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.3-2021-2415=1

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