SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : file (SUSE-SU-2019:0839-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 123672

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 :

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-2018-10360).

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-839=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2019-839=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-839=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-839=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-839=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2019-839=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.

SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 :

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-7-2019-839=1

See Also

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

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

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-2018-10360/

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?95ecdecb

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 123672

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0839-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/04/03

Updated: 2019/04/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:file, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:file-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:file-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:file-magic, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmagic1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmagic1-debuginfo, 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: 2019/04/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/11

Reference Information

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