SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:2440-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103185


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


This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.69-60_64_32 fixes several issues. The following security bugs were fixed :

- CVE-2017-1000112: Prevent a race condition in net-packet code that could have been exploited by unprivileged users to gain root access (bsc#1052368).

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-SP1-2017-1506=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-1506=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103185

File Name: suse_SU-2017-2440-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/13

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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


Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-3_12_69-60_64_32-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-3_12_69-60_64_32-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: 2017/09/12

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000112

OSVDB: 163122