SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : file (SUSE-SU-2019:0571-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 122715

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for file fixes the following issues :

The following security vulnerabilities were addressed :

CVE-2018-10360: Fixed an out-of-bounds read in the function do_core_note in readelf.c, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted ELF file (bsc#1096974)

CVE-2019-8905: Fixed a stack-based buffer over-read in do_core_note in readelf.c (bsc#1126118)

CVE-2019-8906: Fixed an out-of-bounds read in do_core_note in readelf.
c (bsc#1126119)

CVE-2019-8907: Fixed a stack corruption in do_core_note in readelf.c (bsc#1126117)

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 Module for Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2019-571=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-571=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1096984

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-10360/

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1096974

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1126117

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1126118

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1126119

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-8905/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-8906/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-8907/

http://www.nessus.org/u?9d09f20f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122715

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0571-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/8/2019

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:file:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:file-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:file-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libmagic1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libmagic1-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:file-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libmagic1-32bit-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python2-magic:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:python3-magic:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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: 3/7/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10360, CVE-2019-8905, CVE-2019-8906, CVE-2019-8907