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VPR Score: 8.4
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThe SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes.
The following security bugs were fixed :
CVE-2019-12819: The function __mdiobus_register() called put_device(), which triggered a fixed_mdio_bus_init use-after-free. This would cause a denial of service. (bsc#1138291)
CVE-2019-12818: The nfc_llcp_build_tlv function in net/nfc/llcp_commands.c may return NULL. If the caller does not check for this, it will trigger a NULL pointer dereference. This will cause denial of service. This used to affect nfc_llcp_build_gb in net/nfc/llcp_core.c. (bsc#1138293)
CVE-2019-11477: A sequence of SACKs may have been crafted such that one can trigger an integer overflow, leading to a kernel panic.
CVE-2019-11478: It was possible to send a crafted sequence of SACKs which will fragment the TCP retransmission queue. An attacker may have been able to further exploit the fragmented queue to cause an expensive linked-list walk for subsequent SACKs received for that same TCP connection.
CVE-2019-11479: An attacker could force the Linux kernel to segment its responses into multiple TCP segments. This would drastically increased the bandwidth required to deliver the same amount of data.
Further, it would consume additional resources such as CPU and NIC processing power.
CVE-2019-3846: A flaw that allowed an attacker to corrupt memory and possibly escalate privileges was found in the mwifiex kernel module while connecting to a malicious wireless network. (bsc#1136424)
CVE-2019-10124: An issue was discovered in the hwpoison implementation in mm/memory-failure.c in the Linux kernel. When soft_offline_in_use_page() runs on a thp tail page after pmd is split, an attacker could cause a denial of service (bsc#1130699, CVE-2019-10124).
CVE-2019-12382: An issue was discovered in drm_load_edid_firmware in drivers/gpu/drm/drm_edid_load.c in the Linux kernel There was an unchecked kstrdup of fwstr, which might allow an attacker to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash).
CVE-2019-11487: The Linux kernel allowed page reference count overflow, with resultant use-after-free issues, if about 140 GiB of RAM exists. This is related to fs/fuse/dev.c, fs/pipe.c, fs/splice.c, include/linux/mm.h, include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h, kernel/trace/trace.c, mm/gup.c, and mm/hugetlb.c. It could occur with FUSE requests.
CVE-2019-5489: The mincore() implementation in mm/mincore.c in the Linux kernel allowed local attackers to observe page cache access patterns of other processes on the same system, potentially allowing sniffing of secret information. (Fixing this affects the output of the fincore program.) Limited remote exploitation may be possible, as demonstrated by latency differences in accessing public files from an Apache HTTP Server. (bsc#1120843)
CVE-2019-11833: fs/ext4/extents.c in the Linux kernel did not zero out the unused memory region in the extent tree block, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading uninitialized data in the filesystem. (bsc#1135281)
CVE-2019-11091: Microarchitectural Data Sampling Uncacheable Memory (MDSUM): Uncacheable memory on some microprocessors utilizing speculative execution may have allowed an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via a side channel with local access. A list of impacted products can be found here :
(bsc##1111331) CVE-2018-7191: In the tun subsystem in the Linux kernel, dev_get_valid_name was not called before register_netdevice.
This allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) via an ioctl(TUNSETIFF) call with a dev name containing a / character. (bsc#1135603)
CVE-2018-12126 CVE-2018-12127 CVE-2018-12130: Microarchitectural Store Buffer Data Sampling (MSBDS): Stored buffers on some microprocessors utilizing speculative execution which may have allowed an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via a side channel with local access. A list of impacted products can be found here :
(bsc#1103186) CVE-2019-11085: Insufficient input validation in Kernel Mode Driver in Intel(R) i915 Graphics for Linux may have allowed an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access. (bsc#1135278)
CVE-2019-11815: An issue was discovered in rds_tcp_kill_sock in net/rds/tcp.c in the Linux kernel There was a race condition leading to a use-after-free, related to net namespace cleanup. (bsc#1135278)
CVE-2019-11884: The do_hidp_sock_ioctl function in net/bluetooth/hidp/sock.c in the Linux kernel allowed a local user to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a hidPCONNADD command, because a name field may not end with a '\0' character. (bsc#1134848)
CVE-2019-11811: An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel There was a use-after-free upon attempted read access to /proc/ioports after the ipmi_si module was removed, related to drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c, drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_mem_io.c, and drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_port_io.c. (bsc#1134397)
CVE-2019-11486: The Siemens R3964 line discipline driver in drivers/tty/n_r3964.c in the Linux kernel has multiple race conditions. (bsc#1133188)
CVE-2019-9003: In the Linux kernel, attackers could trigger a drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c use-after-free and OOPS by arranging for certain simultaneous execution of the code, as demonstrated by a 'service ipmievd restart' loop. (bsc#1126704)
CVE-2018-16880: A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's handle_rx() function in the [vhost_net] driver. A malicious virtual guest, under specific conditions, could trigger an out-of-bounds write in a kmalloc-8 slab on a virtual host which may have lead to a kernel memory corruption and a system panic. Due to the nature of the flaw, privilege escalation cannot be fully ruled out.(bsc#1122767)
CVE-2019-9503: An issue was discoved which meant that brcmfmac frame validation could be bypassed. (bsc#1132828)
CVE-2019-9500: An issue was discovered that lead to brcmfmac heap buffer overflow. (bsc#1132681)
CVE-2019-8564: An issue was discoved which meant that brcmfmac frame validation could be bypassed. (bsc#1132673)
CVE-2017-5753: Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and branch prediction may have allowed unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis.
CVE-2019-3882: A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's vfio interface implementation that permitted violation of the user's locked memory limit. If a device was bound to a vfio driver, such as vfio-pci, and the local attacker is administratively granted ownership of the device, it may have caused a system memory exhaustion and thus a denial of service (DoS). (bsc#1131427)
The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.
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.
SolutionTo 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 Workstation Extension 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-SP1-2019-1550=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-1550=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-1550=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-SP1-2019-1550=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP1-2019-1550=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-1550=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HA-15-SP1-2019-1550=1