This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP2 kernel was updated to 4.4.74 to
receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs
were fixed :
- CVE-2017-1000111: fix race condition in net-packet code
that could be exploited to cause out-of-bounds memory
- CVE-2017-1000112: fix race condition in net-packet code
that could have been exploited by unprivileged users to
gain root access. (bsc#1052311). The following
non-security bugs were fixed :
- powerpc/numa: fix regression that could cause kernel
panics during installation (bsc#1048914).
- bcache: force trigger gc (bsc#1038078).
- bcache: only recovery I/O error for writethrough mode
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.
See also :
To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Container as a Service Platform ALL:zypper in -t patch
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
Public Exploit Available : true