openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2017-929)
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The openSUSE Leap 42.2 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2017-1000111: Fixed a race condition in net-packet code that could be exploited to cause out-of-bounds memory access (bsc#1052365). - CVE-2017-1000112: Fixed a race condition in net-packet code that could have been exploited by unprivileged users to gain root access. (bsc#1052311). - CVE-2017-8831: The saa7164_bus_get function in drivers/media/pci/saa7164/saa7164-bus.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds array access) or possibly have unspecified other impact by changing a certain sequence-number value, aka a 'double fetch' vulnerability (bnc#1037994). The following non-security bugs were fixed : - IB/hfi1: Wait for QSFP modules to initialize (bsc#1019151). - bcache: force trigger gc (bsc#1038078). - bcache: only recovery I/O error for writethrough mode (bsc#1043652). - block: do not allow updates through sysfs until registration completes (bsc#1047027). - ibmvnic: Check for transport event on driver resume (bsc#1051556, bsc#1052709). - ibmvnic: Initialize SCRQ's during login renegotiation (bsc#1052223). - ibmvnic: Report rx buffer return codes as netdev_dbg (bsc#1052794). - iommu/amd: Fix schedule-while-atomic BUG in initialization code (bsc1052533). - libnvdimm, pmem: fix a NULL pointer BUG in nd_pmem_notify (bsc#1023175). - libnvdimm: fix badblock range handling of ARS range (bsc#1023175). - qeth: fix L3 next-hop im xmit qeth hdr (bnc#1052773, LTC#157374). - scsi_devinfo: fixup string compare (bsc#1037404). - scsi_dh_alua: suppress errors from unsupported devices (bsc#1038792). - vfs: fix missing inode_get_dev sites (bsc#1052049). - x86/dmi: Switch dmi_remap() from ioremap() to ioremap_cache() (bsc#1051399).