SUSE SLES15 Security Update : slurm (SUSE-SU-2020:2602-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 140515



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


This update for slurm fixes the following issues :

Fix Authentication Bypass when Message Aggregation is enabled CVE-2020-12693 This fixes and issue where authentication could be bypassed via an alternate path or channel when message Aggregation was enabled. A race condition allowed a user to launch a process as an arbitrary user. Add :

-1269 3.patch (CVE-2020-12693, bsc#1172004).

Remove unneeded build dependency to postgresql-devel.

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 HPC 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-HPC-15-SP1-2020-2602=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2020-2602=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2020-2602=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 140515

File Name: suse_SU-2020-2602-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/11/2020

Updated: 5/12/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Azure, Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-1269


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12693

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libslurm32, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libslurm32-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/10/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/13/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-19727, CVE-2020-1269, CVE-2020-12693