Security update for the Linux Kernel (important)

2017-08-11T21:07:51
ID SUSE-SU-2017:2142-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2017-08-11T21:07:51

Description

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 kernel was updated to 3.12.61 to the following security updates:

  • CVE-2017-1000111: fix race condition in net-packet code that could be exploited to cause out-of-bounds memory access (bsc#1052365).
  • CVE-2017-1000112: fix race condition in net-packet code that could have been exploited by unprivileged users to gain root access. (bsc#1052311).