SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:2534-1) (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 GA 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?4089e169

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 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1569=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2017-1569=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: 103371 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000251

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