SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:2443-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103211

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.67-60_64_18 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.

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-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2017-1511=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-1511=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1052311

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1052368

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000112/

http://www.nessus.org/u?341bc914

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103211

File Name: suse_SU-2017-2443-1.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/14

Updated: 2019/09/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

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:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.5

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:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-3_12_67-60_64_18-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-3_12_67-60_64_18-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: 2017/09/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/05

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux Kernel UDP Fragmentation Offset (UFO) Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000112