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HistoryJun 30, 2016 - 9:07 p.m.

Security update for the Linux Kernel (important)

2016-06-3021:07:43
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The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 kernel was updated to receive critical
security and bugfixes.

Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2016-4997: A buffer overflow in 32bit compat_setsockopt iptables
    handling could lead to a local privilege escalation. (bsc#986362)

The following non-security bugs were fixed:

  • KVM: x86: expose invariant tsc cpuid bit (v2) (bsc#971770).
  • block: do not check request size in blk_cloned_rq_check_limits()
    (bsc#972124).
  • rbd: handle OBJ_REQUEST_SG types for copyup (bsc#983394).
  • target/rbd: do not put snap_context twice (bsc#981143).
  • target/rbd: remove caw_mutex usage (bsc#981143).