SUSE SLES11 Security Update : Recommended update for tboot (SUSE-SU-2017:3114-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 104869

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for tboot provides the following fix: Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2014-5118: tboot: bypass of measured boot (bsc#889339) Bug fixes :

- Fixed failed trusted boot on some systems like Intel Xeon 'Purley 8s' processors. The following error message showed: 'TBOOT: wait-for-sipi loop timed-out'. Booting continued but 'TXT measured launch' was wrongly reported as FALSE. (bsc#1057555)

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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 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-tboot-13354=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-tboot-13354=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1057555

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=889339

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-5118/

http://www.nessus.org/u?6cba58e7

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 104869

File Name: suse_SU-2017-3114-1.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/30

Updated: 2020/09/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tboot, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/11/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5118

BID: 68960