SUSE SLES15 Security Update : libvirt (SUSE-SU-2020:2969-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 143850

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for libvirt fixes the following issues :

CVE-2020-15708: Added a note to libvirtd.conf about polkit auth in SUSE distros (bsc#1174955).

CVE-2020-25637: Fixed a double free in qemuAgentGetInterfaces() (bsc#1177155).

libxl: Fixed lock manager lock ordering (bsc#1171701).

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 15 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-2020-2969=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-2020-2969=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2020-2969=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2020-2969=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1171701

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1174955

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177155

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15708/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-25637/

http://www.nessus.org/u?8bb3855f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143850

File Name: suse_SU-2020-2969-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/9/2020

Updated: 5/11/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-25637

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/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:libvirt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-admin, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-admin-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-config-network, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-config-nwfilter, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-interface, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-interface-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-network, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-network-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-secret, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-secret-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-core, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-core-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-disk, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-disk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-iscsi, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-iscsi-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-logical, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-logical-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-mpath, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-mpath-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-scsi, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-scsi-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-hooks, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-lxc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-daemon-qemu, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-lock-sanlock, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-lock-sanlock-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-nss, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libvirt-nss-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: 10/20/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/6/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15708, CVE-2020-25637