openSUSE 15 Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2021:1357-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 154192
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SUSE15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the openSUSE-SU-2021:1357-1 advisory.

- A race condition was discovered in ext4_write_inline_data_end in fs/ext4/inline.c in the ext4 subsystem in the Linux kernel through 5.13.13. (CVE-2021-40490)

- u'Specifically timed and handcrafted traffic can cause internal errors in a WLAN device that lead to improper layer 2 Wi-Fi encryption with a consequent possibility of information disclosure over the air for a discrete set of traffic' in Snapdragon Auto, Snapdragon Compute, Snapdragon Connectivity, Snapdragon Consumer IOT, Snapdragon Industrial IOT, Snapdragon Mobile, Snapdragon Voice & Music, Snapdragon Wearables, Snapdragon Wired Infrastructure and Networking in APQ8053, IPQ4019, IPQ8064, MSM8909W, MSM8996AU, QCA9531, QCN5502, QCS405, SDX20, SM6150, SM7150 (CVE-2020-3702)

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/1065729

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1148868

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1152489

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1154353

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1159886

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1167773

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1170774

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1173746

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1176940

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1184439

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1184804

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1185302

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1185677

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1185726

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1185762

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1187167

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1188067

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1188651

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1188986

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1189297

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1189841

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1189884

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190023

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190062

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190115

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190159

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190358

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190406

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190467

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190523

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190534

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190543

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190576

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190595

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190596

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190598

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190620

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190626

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190679

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190705

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190717

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190746

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190758

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190784

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1190785

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1191172

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1191193

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1191240

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1191292

http://www.nessus.org/u?b85f5a4f

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-3702

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-3669

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-3744

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-3752

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-3764

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-40490

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154192

File Name: openSUSE-2021-1357.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/17/2021

Updated: 10/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-40490

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/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:opensuse:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-base-rebuild, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-kvmsmall, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-kvmsmall-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-macros, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-obs-build, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-obs-qa, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-preempt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-preempt-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-source, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-source-vanilla, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-syms, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.2

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: 10/15/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/8/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-3702, CVE-2021-3669, CVE-2021-3744, CVE-2021-3752, CVE-2021-3764, CVE-2021-40490