SUSE SLES12 Security Update : nmap (SUSE-SU-2019:1286-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 125281

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for nmap fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2018-15173: Fixed a remote denial of service attack via a crafted TCP-based service (bsc#1104139).

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-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1286=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-1286=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1104139

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-15173/

http://www.nessus.org/u?19f77802

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 125281

File Name: suse_SU-2019-1286-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/05/20

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nmap, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nmap-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nmap-debugsource, 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: 2019/05/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/08/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15173