SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0888-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 99119
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.60-52_63 fixes one issue. The following security bugs were fixed :
- CVE-2017-7184: The XFRM processsing in the Linux kernel 16.10 allowed local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds access) via an integer overflow, as demonstrated during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2017 (bsc#1030575).
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 YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-505=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-505=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.