SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2498-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 140382

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.180-94_113 fixes several issues.

The following security issues were fixed :

CVE-2020-14331: Fixed a buffer over-write in vgacon_scroll (bsc#1174247).

CVE-2019-16746: Fixed a buffer overflow in net/wireless/nl80211.c (bsc#1173659).

CVE-2019-9458: Fixed a use-after-free in media/v4l (bsc#1173963).

CVE-2020-11668: Fixed a memory corruption issue in the Xirlink camera USB driver (bsc#1173942).

CVE-2019-19447: Fixed a use-after-free in ext4_put_super (bsc#1173869).

CVE-2019-14895: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow in the Marvell WiFi driver (bsc#1173100).

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 Server for SAP 12-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2020-2498=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2020-2498=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1173100

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1173659

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1173869

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1173942

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1173963

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1174247

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-14895/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-16746/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-19447/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9458/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-11668/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14331/

http://www.nessus.org/u?3bb8f384

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 140382

File Name: suse_SU-2020-2498-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/09/08

Updated: 2020/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

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:kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_113-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_113-default-debuginfo, 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: 2020/09/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14895, CVE-2019-16746, CVE-2019-19447, CVE-2019-9458, CVE-2020-11668, CVE-2020-14331