SUSE SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:3798-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 144259
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Synopsis

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

Description

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 RT kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes.

The following security bugs were fixed :

CVE-2018-20669: Fixed an improper check i915_gem_execbuffer2_ioctl in drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c (bsc#1122971).

CVE-2019-20934: Fixed a use-after-free in show_numa_stats() because NUMA fault statistics were inappropriately freed, aka CID-16d51a590a8c (bsc#1179663).

CVE-2020-15436: Fixed a use after free vulnerability in fs/block_dev.c which could have allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (bsc#1179141).

CVE-2020-15437: Fixed a NULL pointer dereference which could have allowed local users to cause a denial of service(bsc#1179140).

CVE-2020-25669: Fixed a use-after-free read in sunkbd_reinit() (bsc#1178182).

CVE-2020-27777: Restrict RTAS requests from userspace (bsc#1179107)

CVE-2020-27786: Fixed a use after free in kernel midi subsystem snd_rawmidi_kernel_read1() (bsc#1179601).

CVE-2020-28915: Fixed a buffer over-read in the fbcon code which could have been used by local attackers to read kernel memory (bsc#1178886).

CVE-2020-28974: Fixed a slab-out-of-bounds read in fbcon which could have been used by local attackers to read privileged information or potentially crash the kernel, aka CID-3c4e0dff2095 (bsc#1178589).

CVE-2020-29371: Fixed uninitialized memory leaks to userspace (bsc#1179429).

CVE-2020-4788: Fixed an issue with IBM Power9 processors could have allowed a local user to obtain sensitive information from the data in the L1 cache under extenuating circumstances (bsc#1177666).

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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 Module for Realtime 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-RT-15-SP1-2020-3798=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1050242

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1050536

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1050545

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1050549

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1056653

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1056657

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1056787

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1064802

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1066129

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1067665

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1103990

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1103992

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1104389

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1104393

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1109837

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1110096

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1111666

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1112178

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1112374

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1118657

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1122971

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1136460

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1136461

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1139944

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1158775

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1170139

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1170630

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1172542

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1172694

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1174726

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1174852

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1175916

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1176109

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1176558

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1176559

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1176956

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177304

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177397

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177666

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177805

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177808

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177819

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177820

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178182

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178270

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178589

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178590

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178634

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178635

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178669

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178853

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178854

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178878

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178886

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178897

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178940

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178962

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179107

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179140

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179141

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179204

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179211

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179213

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179259

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179403

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179406

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179418

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179419

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179421

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179424

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179426

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179427

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179429

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179520

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179578

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179601

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179616

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179663

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179666

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179670

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179671

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179672

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179673

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179711

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179713

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179714

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179715

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179716

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179722

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179723

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179724

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-20669/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-20934/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15436/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15437/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-25669/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27777/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27786/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-28915/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-28974/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-29371/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-4788/

http://www.nessus.org/u?84d49865

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144259

File Name: suse_SU-2020-3798-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/15/2020

Updated: 12/17/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

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:cluster-md-kmp-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cluster-md-kmp-rt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dlm-kmp-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dlm-kmp-rt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gfs2-kmp-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gfs2-kmp-rt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt_debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt_debug-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt_debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt_debug-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-syms-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ocfs2-kmp-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ocfs2-kmp-rt-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: 12/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/21/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20669, CVE-2019-20934, CVE-2020-15436, CVE-2020-15437, CVE-2020-25669, CVE-2020-27777, CVE-2020-27786, CVE-2020-28915, CVE-2020-28974, CVE-2020-29371, CVE-2020-4788