SUSE SLES15 Security Update : kernel (Live Patch 0 for SLE 15 SP3) (SUSE-SU-2022:2239-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 162692

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLES15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2022:2239-1 advisory.

- Integer Overflow or Wraparound vulnerability in io_uring of Linux Kernel allows local attacker to cause memory corruption and escalate privileges to root. This issue affects: Linux Kernel versions prior to 5.4.189; version 5.4.24 and later versions. (CVE-2022-1116)

- A flaw in Linux Kernel found in nfcmrvl_nci_unregister_dev() in drivers/nfc/nfcmrvl/main.c can lead to use after free both read or write when non synchronized between cleanup routine and firmware download routine.
(CVE-2022-1734)

- net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c in the Linux kernel through 5.18.1 allows a local user (able to create user/net namespaces) to escalate privileges to root because an incorrect NFT_STATEFUL_EXPR check leads to a use-after-free. (CVE-2022-32250)

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 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1199606

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1199648

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1200266

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1200268

http://www.nessus.org/u?8d7ad003

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-1116

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-1734

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-1966

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-1972

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-32250

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 162692

File Name: suse_SU-2022-2239-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/2/2022

Updated: 3/10/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-32250

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_43-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_46-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-57-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-59_34-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-59_37-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-59_5-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: 7/1/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/17/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1116, CVE-2022-1734, CVE-2022-1966, CVE-2022-1972, CVE-2022-32250

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2022:2239-1