SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libpcap (SUSE-SU-2019:2669-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 129964

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VPR Score: 1.4

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for libpcap fixes the following issues :

CVE-2019-15165: Added sanity checks for PHB header length before allocating memory (bsc#1153332).

CVE-2018-16301: Fixed a buffer overflow (bsc#1153332).

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 OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2019-2669=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2019-2669=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP5-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP4-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP5-2019-2669=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-2669=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-5-2019-2669=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2019-2669=1

HPE Helion Openstack 8:zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2019-2669=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1153332

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16301/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-15165/

http://www.nessus.org/u?30c8e71b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129964

File Name: suse_SU-2019-2669-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/10/16

Updated: 2019/12/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 1.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpcap-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpcap1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpcap1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tcpdump, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tcpdump-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tcpdump-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/10/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/10/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16301, CVE-2019-15165