SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2018:1562-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 110393
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for glibc fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-18269: Fix SSE2 memmove issue when crossing 2GB boundary (bsc#1094150)

- CVE-2018-11236: Fix overflow in path length computation (bsc#1094161)

- CVE-2018-11237: Don't write beyond buffer destination in
__mempcpy_avx512_no_vzeroupper (bsc#1094154) Non security bugs fixed :

- Fix crash in resolver on memory allocation failure (bsc#1086690)

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 OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-1077=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1077=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-1077=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1077=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-1077=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1077=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1077=1

SUSE CaaS Platform ALL :

To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2018-1077=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1086690

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1094150

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1094154

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1094161

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-18269/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11236/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11237/

http://www.nessus.org/u?894b4fd0

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 110393

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1562-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/7/2018

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-locale, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-locale-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nscd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nscd-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: 6/6/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/18/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18269, CVE-2018-11236, CVE-2018-11237