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The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP4 kernel was updated to 3.0.101-108.81 to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : CVE-2018-18281: An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel, the mremap() syscall performs TLB flushes after dropping pagetable locks. If a syscall such as ftruncate() removes entries from the pagetables of a task that is in the middle of mremap(), a stale TLB entry can remain for a short time that permits access to a physical page after it has been released back to the page allocator and reused (bnc#1113769). CVE-2018-18710: An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel, an information leak in cdrom_ioctl_select_disc in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c could be used by local attackers to read kernel memory because a cast from unsigned long to int interferes with bounds checking. This is similar to CVE-2018-10940 and CVE-2018-16658 (bnc#1113751). CVE-2018-18386: drivers/tty/n_tty.c in the Linux kernel allowed local attackers (who are able to access pseudo terminals) to hang/block further usage of any pseudo terminal devices due to an EXTPROC versus ICANON confusion in TIOCINQ (bnc#1094825). CVE-2017-7273: The cp_report_fixup function in drivers/hid/hid-cypress.c in the Linux kernel 4.x allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (integer underflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted HID report (bnc#1031240). CVE-2017-16533: The usbhid_parse function in drivers/hid/usbhid/hid-core.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device (bnc#1066674). CVE-2017-1000407: An denial of service issue was discovered in the Linux kernel, by flooding the diagnostic port 0x80 an exception can be triggered leading to a kernel panic (bnc#1071021). CVE-2018-9516: An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel, the copy_to_user() inside the HID code does not correctly check the length before executing (bsc#1108498). CVE-2018-14633: A security flaw was found in the chap_server_compute_md5() function in the ISCSI target code in the Linux kernel in a way an authentication request from an ISCSI initiator is processed. An unauthenticated remote attacker can cause a stack buffer overflow and smash up to 17 bytes of the stack. The attack requires the iSCSI target to be enabled on the victim host. Depending on how the target's code was built (i.e. depending on a compiler, compile flags and hardware architecture) an attack may lead to a system crash and thus to a denial-of-service or possibly to a non-authorized access to data exported by an iSCSI target. Due to the nature of the flaw, privilege escalation cannot be fully ruled out, although we believe it is highly unlikely (bnc#1107829). 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-13863=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-kernel-source-13863=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA:zypper in -t patch slexsp3-kernel-source-13863=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-kernel-source-13863=1