SUSE SLES15 Security Update : kernel (Live Patch 38 for SLE 15 SP2) (SUSE-SU-2023:3622-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 181501

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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-2023:3622-1 advisory.

- Linux Kernel nftables Out-Of-Bounds Read/Write Vulnerability; nft_byteorder poorly handled vm register contents when CAP_NET_ADMIN is in any user or network namespace (CVE-2023-35001)

- A use-after-free flaw was found in vcs_read in drivers/tty/vt/vc_screen.c in vc_screen in the Linux Kernel. This flaw allows an attacker with local user access to cause a system crash or leak internal kernel information. (CVE-2023-3567)

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_18-150200_24_157-default package.

See Also

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-35001

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-3567

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1213063

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1213244

http://www.nessus.org/u?52b5ece9

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 181501

File Name: suse_SU-2023-3622-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/16/2023

Updated: 12/25/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-35001

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150200_24_157-default

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: 9/15/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/5/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-35001, CVE-2023-3567

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2023:3622-1