SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:2142-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 kernel was updated to 3.12.61 to the
following security updates :

- CVE-2017-1000111: fix race condition in net-packet code
that could be exploited to cause out-of-bounds memory
access (bsc#1052365).

- CVE-2017-1000112: fix race condition in net-packet code
that could have been exploited by unprivileged users to
gain root access. (bsc#1052311).

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1052311
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1052365
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000111.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000112.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?79e866ab

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-1327=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1327=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2017-1327=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102475 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000111
CVE-2017-1000112

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