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SUSE alert SUSE-SU-2014:0796-1 (kernel)

Subject:  [security-announce] SUSE-SU-2014:0796-1: important: Security update for Linux Kernel
Date:  Sat, 14 Jun 2014 02:04:20 +0200 (CEST)
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SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel ______________________________________________________________________________ Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2014:0796-1 Rating: important References: #880892 Cross-References: CVE-2014-3153 Affected Products: SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP3 ______________________________________________________________________________ An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. It includes one version update. Description: The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 RealTime Extension kernel was updated to fix a critical privilege escalation security issue: * CVE-2014-3153: The futex acquisition code in kernel/futex.c can be used to gain ring0 access via the futex syscall. This could be used for privilege escalation by non-root users. (bnc#880892) Security Issue reference: * CVE-2014-3153 <> Indications: Everyone using the Real Time Linux Kernel on x86_64 architecture should update. Special Instructions and Notes: Please reboot the system after installing this update. Patch Instructions: To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product: - SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP3: zypper in -t patch slertesp3-kernel-9337 To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch". Package List: - SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP3 (x86_64) [New Version: 3.0.101.rt130]: cluster-network-kmp-rt-1.4_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-2.27.69 cluster-network-kmp-rt_trace-1.4_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-2.27.69 drbd-kmp-rt-8.4.4_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.22.35 drbd-kmp-rt_trace-8.4.4_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.22.35 iscsitarget-kmp-rt-1.4.20_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.38.54 iscsitarget-kmp-rt_trace-1.4.20_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.38.54 kernel-rt-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1 kernel-rt-base-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1 kernel-rt-devel-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1 kernel-rt_trace-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1 kernel-rt_trace-base-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1 kernel-rt_trace-devel-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1 kernel-source-rt-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1 kernel-syms-rt-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1 lttng-modules-kmp-rt-2.1.1_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.11.47 lttng-modules-kmp-rt_trace-2.1.1_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.11.47 ocfs2-kmp-rt-1.6_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.20.69 ocfs2-kmp-rt_trace-1.6_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.20.69 ofed-kmp-rt- ofed-kmp-rt_trace- References: -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:

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