SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel-source (SUSE-SU-2015:1612-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 kernel was updated to version
3.12.44-52.13 to receive various bugfixes.

- Btrfs: don't initialize a space info as full to prevent
ENOSPC (bsc#944001).

- kernel/kvm: Fix MSA3/MSA4 detection (bsc#936916,
LTC#127868).

- zcrypt: Fixed reset and interrupt handling of AP queues
(bsc#936916, LTC#126491).

- Update s390x kABI files after gcc update (bsc#924525).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/924525
https://bugzilla.suse.com/936916
https://bugzilla.suse.com/944001
http://www.nessus.org/u?770270ef

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-2015-588=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-588=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-588=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2015-588=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-2015-588=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-588=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86140 ()

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