SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:2523-1) (BlueBorne)

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 SP3 kernel was updated to receive the
following security fixes :

- CVE-2017-1000251: The native Bluetooth stack in the
Linux Kernel was vulnerable to a stack overflow while
processing L2CAP configuration responses, resulting in a
potential remote denial-of-service vulnerability but no
remote code execution due to use of
CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR. [bnc#1057389]

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/1057389
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000251.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?c1ed1a2c

Solution :

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-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2017-1562=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-1562=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2017-1562=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2017-1562=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-HA-12-SP3-2017-1562=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2017-1562=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.9
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103318 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000251

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