SUSE SLES12 Security Update : nghttp2 (SUSE-SU-2021:0932-1) (Data Dribble) (Resource Loop)

high Nessus Plugin ID 148164


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


This update for nghttp2 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2020-11080: HTTP/2 Large Settings Frame DoS (bsc#1181358).

CVE-2019-9513: Fixed HTTP/2 implementation that is vulnerable to resource loops, potentially leading to a denial of service (bsc#1146184).

CVE-2019-9511: Fixed HTTP/2 implementations that are vulnerable to window size manipulation and stream prioritization manipulation, potentially leading to a denial of service (bsc#1146182).

CVE-2018-1000168: Fixed ALTSVC frame client side denial of service (bsc#1088639).

CVE-2016-1544: Fixed out of memory due to unlimited incoming HTTP header fields (bsc#966514).

Bug fixes and enhancements :

Packages must not mark license files as %doc (bsc#1082318)

Typo in description of libnghttp2_asio1 (bsc#962914)

Fixed mistake in spec file (bsc#1125689)

Fixed build issue with boost 1.70.0 (bsc#1134616)

Fixed build issue with GCC 6 (bsc#964140)

Feature: Add W&S module (FATE#326776, bsc#1112438)

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 OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-9-2021-932=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2021-932=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-9-2021-932=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2021-932=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2021-932=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP4-2021-932=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2021-932=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2021-932=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2021-932=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-LTSS-2021-932=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2021-932=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2021-932=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2021-932=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2021-932=1

HPE Helion Openstack 8 :

zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2021-932=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 148164

File Name: suse_SU-2021-0932-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/26/2021

Updated: 3/30/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libnghttp2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libnghttp2-14, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libnghttp2-14-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nghttp2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nghttp2-debugsource, 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: 3/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/8/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1544, CVE-2018-1000168, CVE-2019-9511, CVE-2019-9513, CVE-2020-11080