# Security update for the Linux Kernel

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4783-1  
Rating: important  
References:

  * bsc#1084909
  * bsc#1210780
  * bsc#1214037
  * bsc#1214344
  * bsc#1214764
  * bsc#1216058
  * bsc#1216259
  * bsc#1216584
  * bsc#1216965
  * bsc#1216976
  * bsc#1217332
  * bsc#1217780
  * jsc#PED-3184
  * jsc#PED-5021

  
Cross-References:

  * CVE-2023-31083
  * CVE-2023-39197
  * CVE-2023-39198
  * CVE-2023-45863
  * CVE-2023-45871
  * CVE-2023-5717
  * CVE-2023-6176

  
CVSS scores:

  * CVE-2023-31083 ( SUSE ):  5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
  * CVE-2023-31083 ( NVD ):  4.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
  * CVE-2023-39197 ( SUSE ):  4.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N
  * CVE-2023-39198 ( SUSE ):  7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-39198 ( NVD ):  6.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-45863 ( SUSE ):  6.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-45863 ( NVD ):  6.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-45871 ( SUSE ):  5.3 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
  * CVE-2023-45871 ( NVD ):  9.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-5717 ( SUSE ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-5717 ( NVD ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-6176 ( SUSE ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-6176 ( NVD ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

  
Affected Products:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 Business Critical Linux 15-SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2
  * SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1
  * SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1
  * SUSE Manager Server 4.1

  
  
An update that solves seven vulnerabilities, contains two features and has five
security fixes can now be installed.

## Description:

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP2 kernel was updated to receive various security
and bugfixes.

The following security bugs were fixed:

  * CVE-2023-39197: Fixed a out-of-bounds read in nf_conntrack_dccp_packet()
    (bsc#1216976).
  * CVE-2023-6176: Fixed a denial of service in the cryptographic algorithm
    scatterwalk functionality (bsc#1217332).
  * CVE-2023-45863: Fixed a out-of-bounds write in fill_kobj_path()
    (bsc#1216058).
  * CVE-2023-45871: Fixed an issue in the IGB driver, where the buffer size may
    not be adequate for frames larger than the MTU (bsc#1216259).
  * CVE-2023-39198: Fixed a race condition leading to use-after-free in
    qxl_mode_dumb_create() (bsc#1216965).
  * CVE-2023-31083: Fixed race condition in hci_uart_tty_ioctl (bsc#1210780).
  * CVE-2023-5717: Fixed a heap out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the
    Performance Events component (bsc#1216584).

The following non-security bugs were fixed:

  * net: mana: Configure hwc timeout from hardware (bsc#1214037).
  * net: mana: Fix MANA VF unload when hardware is unresponsive (bsc#1214764).
  * powerpc: Do not clobber f0/vs0 during fp|altivec register save
    (bsc#1217780).

## Special Instructions and Notes:

  * Please reboot the system after installing this update.

## 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:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP2-2023-4783=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HA-15-SP2-2023-4783=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP2-LTSS-2023-4783=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP2-LTSS-2023-4783=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP2-2023-4783=1

## Package List:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP2 (nosrc)
    * kernel-default-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP2 (ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    * kernel-default-livepatch-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-livepatch-devel-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-livepatch-SLE15-SP2_Update_43-debugsource-1-150200.5.3.1
    * kernel-default-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150200_24_172-default-debuginfo-1-150200.5.3.1
    * kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150200_24_172-default-1-150200.5.3.1
    * kernel-default-debugsource-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le
    s390x x86_64)
    * ocfs2-kmp-default-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * ocfs2-kmp-default-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * dlm-kmp-default-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * cluster-md-kmp-default-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * cluster-md-kmp-default-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * gfs2-kmp-default-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * gfs2-kmp-default-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * dlm-kmp-default-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-debugsource-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP2 (nosrc)
    * kernel-default-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64
    nosrc x86_64)
    * kernel-default-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-preempt-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64
    x86_64)
    * kernel-default-base-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1.150200.9.87.1
    * kernel-preempt-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-obs-build-debugsource-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-preempt-debugsource-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-devel-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-syms-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-obs-build-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-preempt-devel-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-devel-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-debugsource-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-preempt-devel-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (noarch)
    * kernel-source-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-devel-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-macros-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (noarch
    nosrc)
    * kernel-docs-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x
    x86_64 nosrc)
    * kernel-default-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x
    x86_64)
    * kernel-default-base-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1.150200.9.87.1
    * kernel-obs-build-debugsource-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-devel-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-syms-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-obs-build-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * reiserfs-kmp-default-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * reiserfs-kmp-default-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-devel-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-debugsource-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (noarch)
    * kernel-source-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-devel-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-macros-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (noarch nosrc)
    * kernel-docs-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64 nosrc x86_64)
    * kernel-preempt-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64 x86_64)
    * kernel-preempt-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-preempt-devel-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-preempt-debugsource-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-preempt-devel-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (nosrc ppc64le
    x86_64)
    * kernel-default-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * kernel-default-base-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1.150200.9.87.1
    * kernel-obs-build-debugsource-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-devel-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-syms-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-obs-build-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * reiserfs-kmp-default-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * reiserfs-kmp-default-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-devel-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-default-debugsource-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (noarch)
    * kernel-source-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-devel-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-macros-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (noarch nosrc)
    * kernel-docs-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (nosrc x86_64)
    * kernel-preempt-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (x86_64)
    * kernel-preempt-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-preempt-devel-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-preempt-debugsource-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1
    * kernel-preempt-devel-debuginfo-5.3.18-150200.24.172.1

## References:

  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-31083.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-39197.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-39198.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-45863.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-45871.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-5717.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-6176.html
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1084909
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1210780
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1214037
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1214344
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1214764
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216058
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216259
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216584
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216965
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216976
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1217332
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1217780
  * https://jira.suse.com/login.jsp
  * https://jira.suse.com/login.jsp

SUSE: 2023:4783-1 important: the Linux Kernel

December 13, 2023
* bsc#1084909 * bsc#1210780 * bsc#1214037 * bsc#1214344 * bsc#1214764

Summary

## The SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP2 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed: * CVE-2023-39197: Fixed a out-of-bounds read in nf_conntrack_dccp_packet() (bsc#1216976). * CVE-2023-6176: Fixed a denial of service in the cryptographic algorithm scatterwalk functionality (bsc#1217332). * CVE-2023-45863: Fixed a out-of-bounds write in fill_kobj_path() (bsc#1216058). * CVE-2023-45871: Fixed an issue in the IGB driver, where the buffer size may not be adequate for frames larger than the MTU (bsc#1216259). * CVE-2023-39198: Fixed a race condition leading to use-after-free in qxl_mode_dumb_create() (bsc#1216965). * CVE-2023-31083: Fixed race condition in hci_uart_tty_ioctl (bsc#1210780). * CVE-2023-5717: Fixed a heap out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the Performance Events component (bsc#1216584). The following non-security bugs were fixed: * net: mana: Configure hwc timeout from hardware (bsc#1214037). * net: mana: Fix MANA VF unload when hardware is unresponsive (bsc#1214764). * powerpc: Do not clobber f0/vs0 during fp|altivec register save (bsc#1217780).

References

* bsc#1084909

* bsc#1210780

* bsc#1214037

* bsc#1214344

* bsc#1214764

* bsc#1216058

* bsc#1216259

* bsc#1216584

* bsc#1216965

* bsc#1216976

* bsc#1217332

* bsc#1217780

* jsc#PED-3184

* jsc#PED-5021

Cross-

* CVE-2023-31083

* CVE-2023-39197

* CVE-2023-39198

* CVE-2023-45863

* CVE-2023-45871

* CVE-2023-5717

* CVE-2023-6176

CVSS scores:

* CVE-2023-31083 ( SUSE ): 5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

* CVE-2023-31083 ( NVD ): 4.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

* CVE-2023-39197 ( SUSE ): 4.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N

* CVE-2023-39198 ( SUSE ): 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-39198 ( NVD ): 6.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-45863 ( SUSE ): 6.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-45863 ( NVD ): 6.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-45871 ( SUSE ): 5.3 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

* CVE-2023-45871 ( NVD ): 9.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-5717 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-5717 ( NVD ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-6176 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-6176 ( NVD ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 Business Critical Linux 15-SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2

* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1

* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1

* SUSE Manager Server 4.1

An update that solves seven vulnerabilities, contains two features and has five

security fixes can now be installed.

##

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-31083.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-39197.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-39198.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-45863.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-45871.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-5717.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-6176.html

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1084909

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1210780

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1214037

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1214344

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1214764

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216058

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216259

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216584

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216965

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216976

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1217332

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1217780

* https://jira.suse.com/login.jsp

* https://jira.suse.com/login.jsp

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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4783-1
Rating: important

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