SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:1915-1) (Stack Clash)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101890


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This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.74-60_64_45 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.


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-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2017-1187=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-1187=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101890

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1915-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/21

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_45-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_45-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: 2017/07/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000364

OSVDB: 159367