Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 1 for SLE 12 SP1 (important)

ID SUSE-SU-2016:2630-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2016-10-25T21:06:50


This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.51-60_20 fixes several issues.

The following security bugs were fixed: - CVE-2016-5195: A local privilege escalation using MAP_PRIVATE was fixed, which is reportedly exploited in the wild (bsc#1004419). - CVE-2016-8666: The IP stack in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering use of the GRO path for packets with tunnel stacking, as demonstrated by interleaved IPv4 headers and GRE headers, a related issue to CVE-2016-7039 (bsc#1001487).