SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : gdb (SUSE-SU-2019:2913-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 130752
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The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for gdb fixes the following issues :

Update to gdb 8.3.1: (jsc#ECO-368)

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2019-1010180: Fixed a potential buffer overflow when loading ELF sections larger than the file. (bsc#1142772)

Upgrade libipt from v2.0 to v2.0.1. Enable librpm for version > [bsc#1145692] :

- Allow any

- Add %build test to check for 'zypper install <rpm-packagename>' message </rpm-packagename>

Copy gdbinit from fedora master @ 25caf28. Add gdbinit.without-python, and use it for --without=python.

Rebase to 8.3 release (as in fedora 30 @ 1e222a3). DWARF index cache:
GDB can now automatically save indices of DWARF symbols on disk to speed up further loading of the same binaries.

Ada task switching is now supported on aarch64-elf targets when debugging a program using the Ravenscar Profile.

Terminal styling is now available for the CLI and the TUI.

Removed support for old demangling styles arm, edg, gnu, hp and lucid.

Support for new native configuration RISC-V GNU/Linux (riscv*-*-linux*).

Implemented access to more POWER8 registers. [fate#326120, fate#325178]

Handle most of new s390 arch13 instructions. [fate#327369, jsc#ECO-368]

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.


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 Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-2913=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP1-2019-2913=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130752

File Name: suse_SU-2019-2913-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/8/2019

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gdb, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gdb-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gdb-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gdb-testresults, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gdbserver, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gdbserver-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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: 11/7/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/24/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-1010180