SUSE SLES12 Security Update : slurm_18_08 (SUSE-SU-2020:3863-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144438
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for slurm_18_08 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2020-27745: Fixed a potential buffer overflow from use of unpackmem (bsc#1178890).

CVE-2020-27746: Fixed a potential leak of the magic cookie when sent as an argument to the xauth command (bsc#1178891).

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 HPC 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-HPC-12-2020-3863=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178890

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178891

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27745/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27746/

http://www.nessus.org/u?794b635c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144438

File Name: suse_SU-2020-3863-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/18/2020

Updated: 12/22/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpmi0_18_08, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpmi0_18_08-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libslurm33, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libslurm33-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-slurm_18_08, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-slurm_18_08-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-auth-none, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-auth-none-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-config, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-lua, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-lua-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-munge, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-munge-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-node, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-node-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-pam_slurm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-pam_slurm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-plugins, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-plugins-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-slurmdbd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-slurmdbd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-sql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-sql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-torque, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:slurm_18_08-torque-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: 12/17/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/27/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-27745, CVE-2020-27746