SUSE SLES15 Security Update : kernel (Live Patch 13 for SLE 15 SP2) (SUSE-SU-2022:1591-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 160986

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLES15 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2022:1591-1 advisory.

- A random memory access flaw was found in the Linux kernel's GPU i915 kernel driver functionality in the way a user may run malicious code on the GPU. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system or escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2022-0330)

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_18-24_64-default package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1195950

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1198133

http://www.nessus.org/u?e8d766b1

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-0330

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-1158

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 160986

File Name: suse_SU-2022-1591-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/11/2022

Updated: 5/11/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-0330

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-livepatch-5_3_18-24_64-default, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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: 5/10/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/4/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-0330, CVE-2022-1158

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2022:1591-1