SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2018:0253-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 106454
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.74-60_64_48 fixes several issues. The following security issues were fixed :
- CVE-2017-15868: The bnep_add_connection function in net/bluetooth/bnep/core.c in did not ensure that an l2cap socket is available, which allowed local users to gain privileges via a crafted application (bsc#1071471).
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.
SolutionTo 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-SP1-2018-174=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-174=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.