openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2017-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The openSUSE 42.1 kernel was updated to receive various security and
bugfixes.

The following security bugs were fixed :

- CVE-2016-9756: KVM: x86: drop error recovery in
em_jmp_far and em_ret_far (bsc#1013038).

The following non-security bugs were fixed :

- scsi: megaraid_sas: fix macro MEGASAS_IS_LOGICAL to
avoid regression (bsc#1014943).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1013038
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1014943

Solution :

Update the affected the Linux Kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96249 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9756

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