SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:1912-1) (Stack Clash)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101889
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_77 fixes several issues.
The following bugs were fixed :
- CVE-2017-1000364: The previous fix for the stack gap increase tracked by CVE-2017-1000364 had a regression, which is fixed by this follow up patch. (bsc#1039496)
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.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-1188=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1188=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.