Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 24 for SLE 12) (important)

2018-01-26T21:10:56
ID SUSE-SU-2018:0241-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2018-01-26T21:10:56

Description

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_83 fixes one issue.

The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2017-15868: The bnep_add_connection function in net/bluetooth/bnep/core.c did not ensure that an l2cap socket is available, which allowed local users to gain privileges via a crafted application (bsc#1071471).