SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2018:1551-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110381
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.74-60_64_88 fixes one issue. The following security issue was fixed :
- CVE-2018-1000199: - CVE-2018-1000199: An address corruption flaw was discovered while modifying a h/w breakpoint via 'modify_user_hw_breakpoint' routine, an unprivileged user/process could use this flaw to crash the system kernel resulting in DoS OR to potentially escalate privileges on a the system. (bsc#1090036).
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 Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-1073=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1073=1