Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 6 for SLE 12 SP2 (important)

2017-07-21T15:13:20
ID SUSE-SU-2017:1925-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2017-07-21T15:13:20

Description

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.49-92_14 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).