SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2023:0148-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 170708

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLES12 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2023:0148-1 advisory.

- An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.16-rc6. netvsc_get_ethtool_stats in drivers/net/hyperv/netvsc_drv.c lacks check of the return value of kvmalloc_array() and will cause the null pointer dereference. (CVE-2022-3107)

- An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.16-rc6. kfd_parse_subtype_iolink in drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdkfd/kfd_crat.c lacks check of the return value of kmemdup(). (CVE-2022-3108)

- A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Linux Kernel. Affected by this vulnerability is the function l2cap_reassemble_sdu of the file net/bluetooth/l2cap_core.c of the component Bluetooth. The manipulation leads to use after free. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The associated identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-211087. (CVE-2022-3564)

- A flaw incorrect access control in the Linux kernel USB core subsystem was found in the way user attaches usb device. A local user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2022-4662)

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/1065729

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1174298

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1174299

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1203740

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1204250

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1204667

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1205695

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1206073

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1206344

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1206389

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1206395

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1206664

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1206896

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-3107

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-3108

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-3564

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-4662

http://www.nessus.org/u?72b546a8

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 170708

File Name: suse_SU-2023-0148-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/27/2023

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: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-3564

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cluster-md-kmp-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dlm-kmp-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gfs2-kmp-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-devel-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt_debug, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-rt_debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-source-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-syms-rt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ocfs2-kmp-rt, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 1/26/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/17/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-3107, CVE-2022-3108, CVE-2022-3564, CVE-2022-4662

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2023:0148-1