SUSE SLES12 Security Update : crash (SUSE-SU-2018:0757-1) (Spectre)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 108532
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for crash fixes the following issues :
- Exclude openSUSE from RT KMP build (bsc#1013843) This update also rebuilds the crash kernel module packages with retpoline support to mitigate Spectre Variant 2.
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 Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2018-508=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2018-508=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-508=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RT-12-SP2-2018-508=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.