SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:14764-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 151618
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLES11 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2021:14764-1 advisory.

- The 802.11 standard that underpins Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA, WPA2, and WPA3) and Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) doesn't require that received fragments be cleared from memory after (re)connecting to a network. Under the right circumstances, when another device sends fragmented frames encrypted using WEP, CCMP, or GCMP, this can be abused to inject arbitrary network packets and/or exfiltrate user data.
(CVE-2020-24586)

- The 802.11 standard that underpins Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA, WPA2, and WPA3) and Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) doesn't require that all fragments of a frame are encrypted under the same key. An adversary can abuse this to decrypt selected fragments when another device sends fragmented frames and the WEP, CCMP, or GCMP encryption key is periodically renewed. (CVE-2020-24587)

- The 802.11 standard that underpins Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA, WPA2, and WPA3) and Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) doesn't require that the A-MSDU flag in the plaintext QoS header field is authenticated.
Against devices that support receiving non-SSP A-MSDU frames (which is mandatory as part of 802.11n), an adversary can abuse this to inject arbitrary network packets. (CVE-2020-24588)

- An issue was discovered in the kernel in NetBSD 7.1. An Access Point (AP) forwards EAPOL frames to other clients even though the sender has not yet successfully authenticated to the AP. This might be abused in projected Wi-Fi networks to launch denial-of-service attacks against connected clients and makes it easier to exploit other vulnerabilities in connected clients. (CVE-2020-26139)

- An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.8.1. net/bluetooth/hci_event.c has a slab out-of- bounds read in hci_extended_inquiry_result_evt, aka CID-51c19bf3d5cf. (CVE-2020-36386)

- In __hidinput_change_resolution_multipliers of hid-input.c, there is a possible out of bounds write due to a heap buffer overflow. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with no additional execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions: Android kernelAndroid ID: A-173843328References: Upstream kernel (CVE-2021-0512)

- BPF JIT compilers in the Linux kernel through 5.11.12 have incorrect computation of branch displacements, allowing them to execute arbitrary code within the kernel context. This affects arch/x86/net/bpf_jit_comp.c and arch/x86/net/bpf_jit_comp32.c. (CVE-2021-29154)

- net/bluetooth/hci_request.c in the Linux kernel through 5.12.2 has a race condition for removal of the HCI controller. (CVE-2021-32399)

- net/can/bcm.c in the Linux kernel through 5.12.10 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory because parts of a data structure are uninitialized. (CVE-2021-34693)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1184081

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1184391

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1184611

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1185859

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1185861

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1185862

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1185863

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1186062

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1187038

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1187452

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1187595

http://www.nessus.org/u?6fdd8027

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-24586

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-24587

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-24588

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26139

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-36386

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-0512

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-29154

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-32399

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-34693

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 151618

File Name: suse_SU-2021-14764-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/14/2021

Updated: 8/9/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-29154

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

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:kernel-bigmem, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-bigmem-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-bigmem-devel, 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-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default-man, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-ec2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-ec2-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-ec2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-pae-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-pae-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-ppc64, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-ppc64-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-ppc64-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-source, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-syms, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-trace, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-trace-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-trace-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-xen-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-xen-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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: 7/13/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/8/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-24586, CVE-2020-24587, CVE-2020-24588, CVE-2020-26139, CVE-2020-36386, CVE-2021-0512, CVE-2021-29154, CVE-2021-32399, CVE-2021-34693

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2021:14764-1