SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (Live Patch 39 for SLE 12 SP3) (SUSE-SU-2022:1640-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 161085

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLES12 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE- SU-2022:1640-1 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 this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_144-default package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1195950

http://www.nessus.org/u?fa21123c

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 161085

File Name: suse_SU-2022-1640-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/12/2022

Updated: 5/12/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

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:kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_144-default, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 5/11/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/4/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-0330

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2022:1640-1