# Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 36 for SLE 15 SP3)

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4261-1  
Rating: important  
References:

  * bsc#1210619
  * bsc#1214812
  * bsc#1215440

  
Cross-References:

  * CVE-2023-1829
  * CVE-2023-4004
  * CVE-2023-4623

  
CVSS scores:

  * CVE-2023-1829 ( SUSE ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-1829 ( NVD ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-4004 ( SUSE ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-4004 ( NVD ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-4623 ( SUSE ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-4623 ( NVD ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

  
Affected Products:

  * openSUSE Leap 15.3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3

  
  
An update that solves three vulnerabilities can now be installed.

## Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 5.3.18-150300_59_133 fixes several issues.

The following security issues were fixed:

  * CVE-2023-4623: Fixed a use-after-free issue in the HFSC network scheduler
    which could be exploited to achieve local privilege escalation
    (bsc#1215440).
  * CVE-2023-4004: Fixed improper element removal netfilter nft_set_pipapo
    (bsc#1214812).
  * CVE-2023-1829: Fixed a use-after-free vulnerability in the control index
    filter (tcindex) (bsc#1210619).

## Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like
YaST online_update or "zypper patch".  
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  * openSUSE Leap 15.3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-2023-4261=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP3-2023-4261=1

## Package List:

  * openSUSE Leap 15.3 (ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_133-default-debuginfo-2-150300.2.2
    * kernel-livepatch-SLE15-SP3_Update_36-debugsource-2-150300.2.2
    * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_133-default-2-150300.2.2
  * openSUSE Leap 15.3 (x86_64)
    * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_133-preempt-debuginfo-2-150300.2.2
    * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_133-preempt-2-150300.2.2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP3 (ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_133-default-2-150300.2.2

## References:

  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-1829.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-4004.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-4623.html
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1210619
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1214812
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1215440

SUSE: 2023:4261-1 important: the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 36 for SLE 15 SP3)

October 30, 2023
* bsc#1210619 * bsc#1214812 * bsc#1215440 Cross-References:

Summary

## This update for the Linux Kernel 5.3.18-150300_59_133 fixes several issues. The following security issues were fixed: * CVE-2023-4623: Fixed a use-after-free issue in the HFSC network scheduler which could be exploited to achieve local privilege escalation (bsc#1215440). * CVE-2023-4004: Fixed improper element removal netfilter nft_set_pipapo (bsc#1214812). * CVE-2023-1829: Fixed a use-after-free vulnerability in the control index filter (tcindex) (bsc#1210619). ## Patch Instructions: To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch". Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product: * openSUSE Leap 15.3 zypper in -t patch SUSE-2023-4261=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP3 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP3-2023-4261=1 ## Package List: * openSUSE Leap 15.3 (ppc64le s390x x86_64) * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_133-default-debuginfo-2-150300.2.2 * kernel-livepatch-SLE15-SP3_Update_36-debugsource-2-150300.2.2 * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_133-default-2-150300.2.2 * openSUSE Leap 15.3 (x86_64) * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_133-preempt-debuginfo-2-150300.2.2 * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_133-preempt-2-150300.2.2 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP3 (ppc64le s390x x86_64) * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_133-default-2-150300.2.2

References

* bsc#1210619

* bsc#1214812

* bsc#1215440

Cross-

* CVE-2023-1829

* CVE-2023-4004

* CVE-2023-4623

CVSS scores:

* CVE-2023-1829 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-1829 ( NVD ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-4004 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-4004 ( NVD ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-4623 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-4623 ( NVD ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:

* openSUSE Leap 15.3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3

An update that solves three vulnerabilities can now be installed.

##

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-1829.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-4004.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-4623.html

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1210619

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1214812

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1215440

Severity
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4261-1
Rating: important

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