Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 8 for SLE 12 SP1 (important)

2017-07-20T21:12:25
ID SUSE-SU-2017:1910-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2017-07-20T21:12:25

Description

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.62-60_64_8 fixes several issues.

The following security bugs were fixed:

  • CVE-2017-1000364: An issue was discovered in the size of the stack guard page on Linux, specifically a 4k stack guard page is not sufficiently large and can be "jumped" over (the stack guard page is bypassed) (bsc#1039496).