SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2018:4127-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119740


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


This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.103-92_56 fixes one issue.

The following security issue was fixed :

CVE-2018-5848: Fixed an unsigned integer overflow in wmi_set_ie. This could lead to a buffer overflow (bsc#1097356).

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 Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2930=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2931=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2932=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2933=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2934=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2935=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2936=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2930=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2931=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2932=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2933=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2934=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2935=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2936=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119740

File Name: suse_SU-2018-4127-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/18

Updated: 2020/03/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-4_4_103-92_53-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-4_4_103-92_56-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-4_4_114-92_64-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-4_4_114-92_67-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-4_4_120-92_70-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_73-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_80-default, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5848