SUSE SLES15 Security Update : kernel (Live Patch 14 for SLE 15 SP3) (SUSE-SU-2022:0615-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 159146

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLES15 / SLES_SAP15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2022:0615-1 advisory.

- In unix_scm_to_skb of af_unix.c, there is a possible use after free bug due to a race condition. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with System execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions: Android kernelAndroid ID: A-196926917References:
Upstream kernel (CVE-2021-0920)

- A vulnerability was found in kvm_s390_guest_sida_op in the arch/s390/kvm/kvm-s390.c function in KVM for s390 in the Linux kernel. This flaw allows a local attacker with a normal user privilege to obtain unauthorized memory write access. This flaw affects Linux kernel versions prior to 5.17-rc4.
(CVE-2022-0516)

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

Solution

Update the affected kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_49-default and / or kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-24_102-default packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1194463

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1195947

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-0920

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-0516

http://www.nessus.org/u?fd055ce9

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 159146

File Name: suse_SU-2022-0615-1.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/22/2022

Updated: 7/13/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-0920

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-0516

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_49-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-24_102-default, 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: 3/1/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/15/2021

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 6/13/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-0920, CVE-2022-0516

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2022:0615-1