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The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP4 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2017-5715: Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and indirect branch prediction may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis (bnc#1068032). Enhancements and bugfixes over the previous fixes have been added to this kernel. - CVE-2018-10087: The kernel_wait4 function in kernel/exit.c might have allowed local users to cause a denial of service by triggering an attempted use of the -INT_MIN value (bnc#1089608). - CVE-2018-7757: Memory leak in the sas_smp_get_phy_events function in drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via many read accesses to files in the /sys/class/sas_phy directory, as demonstrated by the /sys/class/sas_phy/phy-1:0:12/invalid_dword_count file (bnc#1084536). - CVE-2018-7566: There was a buffer overflow via an SNDRV_SEQ_IOCTL_SET_CLIENT_POOL ioctl write operation to /dev/snd/seq by a local user (bnc#1083483). - CVE-2017-0861: Use-after-free vulnerability in the snd_pcm_info function in the ALSA subsystem allowed attackers to gain privileges via unspecified vectors (bnc#1088260). - CVE-2018-8822: Incorrect buffer length handling in the ncp_read_kernel function in fs/ncpfs/ncplib_kernel.c could be exploited by malicious NCPFS servers to crash the kernel or execute code (bnc#1086162). - CVE-2017-13166: An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel v4l2 video driver. (bnc#1072865). - CVE-2017-18203: The dm_get_from_kobject function in drivers/md/dm.c allowed local users to cause a denial of service (BUG) by leveraging a race condition with __dm_destroy during creation and removal of DM devices (bnc#1083242). - CVE-2017-16911: The vhci_hcd driver allowed allows local attackers to disclose kernel memory addresses. Successful exploitation requires that a USB device is attached over IP (bnc#1078674). - CVE-2017-18208: The madvise_willneed function in mm/madvise.c local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by triggering use of MADVISE_WILLNEED for a DAX mapping (bnc#1083494). - CVE-2017-16644: The hdpvr_probe function in drivers/media/usb/hdpvr/hdpvr-core.c allowed local users to cause a denial of service (improper error handling and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device (bnc#1067118). - CVE-2018-6927: The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel might allow attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering a negative wake or requeue value (bnc#1080757). - CVE-2017-16914: The 'stub_send_ret_submit()' function (drivers/usb/usbip/stub_tx.c) allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a specially crafted USB over IP packet (bnc#1078669). - CVE-2016-7915: The hid_input_field function in drivers/hid/hid-core.c allowed physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) by connecting a device, as demonstrated by a Logitech DJ receiver (bnc#1010470). - CVE-2015-5156: The virtnet_probe function in drivers/net/virtio_net.c attempted to support a FRAGLIST feature without proper memory allocation, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and memory corruption) via a crafted sequence of fragmented packets (bnc#940776). - CVE-2017-12190: The bio_map_user_iov and bio_unmap_user functions in block/bio.c did unbalanced refcounting when a SCSI I/O vector has small consecutive buffers belonging to the same page. The bio_add_pc_page function merges them into one, but the page reference is never dropped. This causes a memory leak and possible system lockup (exploitable against the host OS by a guest OS user, if a SCSI disk is passed through to a virtual machine) due to an out-of-memory condition (bnc#1062568). - CVE-2017-16912: The 'get_pipe()' function (drivers/usb/usbip/stub_rx.c) allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a specially crafted USB over IP packet (bnc#1078673). - CVE-2017-16913: The 'stub_recv_cmd_submit()' function (drivers/usb/usbip/stub_rx.c) when handling CMD_SUBMIT packets allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (arbitrary memory allocation) via a specially crafted USB over IP packet (bnc#1078672). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. 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.
To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product : SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-kernel-source-20180417-13574=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-kernel-source-20180417-13574=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA:zypper in -t patch slexsp3-kernel-source-20180417-13574=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-kernel-source-20180417-13574=1