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SuseSUSE-SU-2016:3206-1
HistoryDec 21, 2016 - 5:08 p.m.

Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 1 for SLE 12 SP2 (important)

2016-12-2117:08:06
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98.1%

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.21-81 fixes several issues.

The following security bugs were fixed:

  • CVE-2016-8655: A race condition in the af_packet packet_set_ring
    function could be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or gain
    privileges (bsc#1012759).
  • CVE-2016-9555: The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in
    the Linux kernel lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which
    allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds
    slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP
    data (bsc#1012183).
How to protect your server from attacks?

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