SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:0117-1)

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Synopsis

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

Description

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP2 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes.

The following security bugs were fixed :

CVE-2020-28374: Fixed a Linux SCSI target issue (bsc#1178372).

CVE-2020-36158: Fixed a potential remote code execution in the Marvell mwifiex driver (bsc#1180559).

CVE-2020-27825: Fixed a race in the trace_open and buffer resize calls (bsc#1179960).

CVE-2020-0466: Fixed a use-after-free due to a logic error in do_epoll_ctl and ep_loop_check_proc of eventpoll.c (bnc#1180031).

CVE-2020-27068: Fixed an out-of-bounds read due to a missing bounds check in the nl80211_policy policy of nl80211.c (bnc#1180086).

CVE-2020-0444: Fixed a bad kfree due to a logic error in audit_data_to_entry (bnc#1180027).

CVE-2020-0465: Fixed multiple missing bounds checks in hid-multitouch.c that could have led to local privilege escalation (bnc#1180029).

CVE-2020-29661: Fixed a locking issue in the tty subsystem that allowed a use-after-free attack against TIOCSPGRP (bsc#1179745).

CVE-2020-29660: Fixed a locking inconsistency in the tty subsystem that may have allowed a read-after-free attack against TIOCGSID (bnc#1179745).

CVE-2020-27777: Fixed a privilege escalation in the Run-Time Abstraction Services (RTAS) interface, affecting guests running on top of PowerVM or KVM hypervisors (bnc#1179107).

CVE-2020-29373: Fixed an unsafe handling of the root directory during path lookups in fs/io_uring.c (bnc#1179434).

CVE-2020-11668: Fixed the mishandling of invalid descriptors in the Xirlink camera USB driver (bnc#1168952).

CVE-2020-27830: Fixed a NULL pointer dereference in speakup (bsc#1179656).

CVE-2020-29370: Fixed a race condition in kmem_cache_alloc_bulk (bnc#1179435).

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

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 Workstation Extension 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-SP2-2021-117=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP2-2021-117=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-SP2-2021-117=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP2-2021-117=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP2-2021-117=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HA-15-SP2-2021-117=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1040855

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1044120

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1044767

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1055117

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1065729

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1094840

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1109695

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115431

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1138374

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1149032

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1152457

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1152472

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1152489

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1155518

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1156315

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1156395

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1161099

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1163727

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1165933

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1167657

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1168952

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1171000

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1171078

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1171688

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1172145

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1172733

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1174486

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1175079

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1175480

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1175995

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1176396

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1176942

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177326

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177500

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177679

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177733

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178049

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178203

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178372

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178612

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178660

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178756

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178780

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

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

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179434

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179435

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179519

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179575

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=1179604

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179639

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179652

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179656

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=1179675

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179676

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179677

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179678

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179679

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179680

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179681

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179682

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179683

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179684

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179685

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179687

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179688

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179689

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179690

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179703

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179704

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179707

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179709

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179710

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179712

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=1179745

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179763

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179888

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179892

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179896

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179960

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179963

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180027

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180029

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180031

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180052

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180056

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180086

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180117

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180258

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180261

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180506

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180541

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180559

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180566

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-0444/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-0465/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-0466/

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

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27068/

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-2020-27825/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27830/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-28374/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-29370/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-29373/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-29660/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-29661/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-36158/

http://www.nessus.org/u?57d64693

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 145025

File Name: suse_SU-2021-0117-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/15/2021

Updated: 1/20/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-36158

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-obs-build, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-obs-build-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-preempt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-preempt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-preempt-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-preempt-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-preempt-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-syms, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:reiserfs-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:reiserfs-kmp-default-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/9/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-0444, CVE-2020-0465, CVE-2020-0466, CVE-2020-11668, CVE-2020-27068, CVE-2020-27777, CVE-2020-27786, CVE-2020-27825, CVE-2020-27830, CVE-2020-28374, CVE-2020-29370, CVE-2020-29373, CVE-2020-29660, CVE-2020-29661, CVE-2020-36158