Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 4 for SLE 12 SP2 (important)

ID SUSE-SU-2017:1923-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2017-07-21T15:11:21


This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.38-93 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).