openSUSE Security Update : kernel-firmware (openSUSE-2017-1317) (KRACK)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 105219


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for kernel-firmware fixes the following issues :

- Update Intel WiFi firmwares for the 3160, 7260 and 7265 adapters.

Security issues fixed are part of the 'KRACK' attacks affecting the firmware :

- CVE-2017-13080: The reinstallation of the Group Temporal key could be used for replay attacks (bsc#1066295) :

- CVE-2017-13081: The reinstallation of the Integrity Group Temporal key could be used for replay attacks (bsc#1066295) :

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.


Update the affected kernel-firmware packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 105219

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1317.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/14

Updated: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-firmware, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ucode-amd, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13080, CVE-2017-13081

IAVA: 2017-A-0310