SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2018:1525-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110359

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_128 fixes one issue. The following security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2018-1000199: - CVE-2018-1000199: An address corruption flaw was discovered while modifying a h/w breakpoint via 'modify_user_hw_breakpoint' routine, an unprivileged user/process could use this flaw to crash the system kernel resulting in DoS OR to potentially escalate privileges on a the system. (bsc#1090036).

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 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 Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-1072=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1090036

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1000199.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?0f822b01

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110359

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1525-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/06

Modified: 2018/06/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_128-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_128-xen, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000199