SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2018:2111-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111460
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_136 fixes one issue. The following security issue was fixed :
- CVE-2018-3665: System software utilizing Lazy FP state restore technique on systems using Intel Core-based microprocessors may potentially have allowed a local process to infer data from another process via a speculative execution side channel (bsc#1090338, bsc#1096740).
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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 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-1427=1