SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:1912-1) (Stack Clash)

high Nessus Plugin ID 101889
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_77 fixes several issues.
The following bugs were fixed :

- CVE-2017-1000364: The previous fix for the stack gap increase tracked by CVE-2017-1000364 had a regression, which is fixed by this follow up patch. (bsc#1039496)

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.

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-12-2017-1188=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1188=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1039348

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1039496

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1045340

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1045406

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000364/

http://www.nessus.org/u?a06ca9ec

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101889

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1912-1.nasl

Version: 3.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/21/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.4

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_77-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_77-xen, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/20/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/19/2017

Exploitable With

Metasploit (rsh_stack_clash_priv_esc.rb)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000364