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VPR Score: 6.7
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.121-92_104 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed :
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#1136446).
CVE-2019-11477: A sequence of SACKs may have been crafted by a remote attacker such that one can trigger an integer overflow, leading to a kernel panic. (bsc#1137586).
CVE-2019-11478: It was possible to send a crafted sequence of SACKs which would fragment the TCP retransmission queue. A remote 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. (bsc#1137586)
CVE-2019-11487: The Linux kernel allowed page->_refcount 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 can occur with FUSE requests (bsc#1133191).
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 Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-1653=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-1654=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-1656=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-1669=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-1670=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-1671=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-1672=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-1653=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-1654=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-1656=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-1669=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-1670=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-1671=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-1672=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2019-1649=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2019-1675=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1655=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1657=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1658=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1659=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1660=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1661=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1662=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1663=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1673=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1676=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1677=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1678=1