Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 13 for SLE 12 SP2 (important)

2017-10-20T21:09:21
ID SUSE-SU-2017:2813-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2017-10-20T21:09:21

Description

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.74-92_38 fixes several issues.

The following security bugs were fixed:

  • CVE-2017-1000112: Updated patch for this issue to be in sync with the other livepatches. Description of the issue: Prevent race condition in net-packet code that could have been exploited by unprivileged users to gain root access (bsc#1052368, bsc#1052311).
  • CVE-2017-12762: In drivers/isdn/i4l/isdn_net.c a user-controlled buffer was copied into a local buffer of constant size using strcpy without a length check which can cause a buffer overflow (bsc#1053150).