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SUSE alert SUSE-SU-2014:0837-2 (kernel)

Subject:  [security-announce] SUSE-SU-2014:0837-2: important: Security update for Linux Kernel
Date:  Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:04:51 +0200 (CEST)
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SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel ______________________________________________________________________________ Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2014:0837-2 Rating: important References: #880892 Cross-References: CVE-2014-3153 Affected Products: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS ______________________________________________________________________________ An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. It includes one version update. Description: The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 2 LTSS kernel was updated to fix a critical 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 Linux Kernel on s390x 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 Server 11 SP2 LTSS: zypper in -t patch slessp2-kernel-9394 slessp2-kernel-9396 To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch". Package List: - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS (i586 s390x) [New Version: 3.0.101]: kernel-default-3.0.101- kernel-default-base-3.0.101- kernel-default-devel-3.0.101- kernel-source-3.0.101- kernel-syms-3.0.101- kernel-trace-3.0.101- kernel-trace-base-3.0.101- kernel-trace-devel-3.0.101- - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS (s390x) [New Version: 3.0.101]: kernel-default-man-3.0.101- - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS (i586) [New Version: 3.0.101]: kernel-ec2-3.0.101- kernel-ec2-base-3.0.101- kernel-ec2-devel-3.0.101- kernel-pae-3.0.101- kernel-pae-base-3.0.101- kernel-pae-devel-3.0.101- kernel-xen-3.0.101- kernel-xen-base-3.0.101- kernel-xen-devel-3.0.101- xen-kmp-default-4.1.6_06_3.0.101_0.7.21-0.5.16 xen-kmp-pae-4.1.6_06_3.0.101_0.7.21-0.5.16 xen-kmp-trace-4.1.6_06_3.0.101_0.7.21-0.5.16 References: -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:

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