SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2499-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 140383
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.180-94_116 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-2020-11668: Fixed a memory corruption issue in the Xirlink camera USB driver (bsc#1173942).

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-SP3-2020-2499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2020-2493=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2020-2499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2020-2493=1

See Also

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

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

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

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

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

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?e2d0f5a7

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 140383

File Name: suse_SU-2020-2499-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/8/2020

Updated: 9/10/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_129-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_116-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_116-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: 9/4/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/24/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-16746, CVE-2020-11668, CVE-2020-14331