SUSE SLES15 Security Update : ceph (SUSE-SU-2021:1835-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 150222



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


This update for ceph fixes the following issues :

Update to 15.2.12-83-g528da226523 :

(CVE-2021-3509) fix cookie injection issue (bsc#1186021)

(CVE-2021-3531) RGWSwiftWebsiteHandler::is_web_dir checks empty subdir_name (bsc#1186020)

(CVE-2021-3524) sanitize \r in s3 CORSConfiguration’s ExposeHeader (bsc#1185619)

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 Manager Server 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Server-4.0-2021-1835=1

SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Retail-Branch-Server-4.0-2021-1835=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-4.0-2021-1835=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP1-2021-1835=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP1-LTSS-2021-1835=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP1-BCL-2021-1835=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP1-LTSS-2021-1835=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP1-ESPOS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP1-ESPOS-2021-1835=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-6-2021-1835=1

SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 :

To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform 'skuba' tool. I will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 150222

File Name: suse_SU-2021-1835-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/3/2021

Updated: 12/27/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3524


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ceph-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ceph-common-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ceph-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcephfs-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcephfs2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-ceph-argparse, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-cephfs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-cephfs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-rados, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-rados-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-rbd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcephfs2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:librados-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:librados-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:librados2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:librados2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libradospp-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:librbd-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:librbd1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:librbd1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:librgw-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:librgw2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:librgw2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-rbd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-rgw, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-rgw-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:rados-objclass-devel, 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: 6/2/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3509, CVE-2021-3524, CVE-2021-3531