SUSE SLES12 Security Update : oracleasm kmp (SUSE-SU-2018:1503-1) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110339


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


This update provides rebuilt kernel modules for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3 products with retpoline enablement to address Spectre Variant 2 (CVE-2017-5715 bsc#1068032). Following modules have been rebuilt :

- drbd

- oracleasm

- crash

- lttng-modules

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 the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1027=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1027=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-HA-12-SP3-2018-1027=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110339

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1503-1.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/06

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:crash, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:crash-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:crash-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:crash-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:crash-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:lttng-modules, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:lttng-modules-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:lttng-modules-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:lttng-modules-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:oracleasm-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:oracleasm-kmp-default-debuginfo, 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: 2018/06/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715

IAVA: 2018-A-0020