SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:1744-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 126499

Synopsis

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

Description

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes.

This update adds support for the Hygon Dhyana CPU (fate#327735).

The following security bugs were fixed :

CVE-2019-12614: An issue was discovered in dlpar_parse_cc_property in arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/dlpar.c. There was an unchecked kstrdup of prop->name, which might allow an attacker to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) (bnc#1137194).

CVE-2018-16871: A NULL pointer dereference due to an anomalized NFS message sequence was fixed. (bnc#1137103).

CVE-2019-12817: On the PowerPC architecture, local attackers could access other users processes memory (bnc#1138263).

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.

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 Workstation Extension 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-SP1-2019-1744=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-1744=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-1744=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-SP1-2019-1744=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP1-2019-1744=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-1744=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HA-15-SP1-2019-1744=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1051510

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1071995

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1094555

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1111666

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1112374

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1114279

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1128432

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1134730

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1134738

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1135153

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1135296

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1135642

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1136156

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1136157

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1136271

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1136333

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1137103

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1137194

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1137366

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1137884

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1137985

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1138263

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1138336

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1138374

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1138375

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1138589

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1138681

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1138719

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1138732

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16871/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-12614/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-12817/

http://www.nessus.org/u?b2c9bf18

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 126499

File Name: suse_SU-2019-1744-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/07/05

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

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:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-debug-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-debug-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-debug-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-debug-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-debug-livepatch-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-livepatch, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-man, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-kvmsmall, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-kvmsmall-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-kvmsmall-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-kvmsmall-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-kvmsmall-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-kvmsmall-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-kvmsmall-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-kvmsmall-livepatch-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-obs-build, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-obs-build-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-obs-qa, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-syms, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-vanilla, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-vanilla-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-vanilla-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-vanilla-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-vanilla-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-vanilla-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-vanilla-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-vanilla-livepatch-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-zfcpdump, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-man, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kselftests-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kselftests-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:reiserfs-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:reiserfs-kmp-default-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/06/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16871, CVE-2019-12614, CVE-2019-12817