Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 17 for SLE 12 SP1) (important)

ID SUSE-SU-2018:0253-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2018-01-27T00:08:55


This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.74-60_64_48 fixes several issues.

The following security issues were fixed:

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