SUSE SLES12 Security Update : oracleasm kmp (SUSE-SU-2018:1503-1) (Spectre)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110339
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update provides rebuilt kernel modules for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3 products with retpoline enablement to address Spectre Variant 2 (CVE-2017-5715 bsc#1068032). Following modules have been rebuilt :
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 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 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1027=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1027=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-HA-12-SP3-2018-1027=1