SUSE SLES12 Security Update : libosinfo (SUSE-SU-2024:1700-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 197545



The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.


The remote SUSE Linux SLES12 / SLES_SAP12 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2024:1700-1 advisory.

- libosinfo 1.5.0 allows local users to discover credentials by listing a process, because credentials are passed to osinfo-install-script via the command line. (CVE-2019-13313)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197545

File Name: suse_SU-2024-1700-1.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/21/2024

Updated: 5/21/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-13313


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:12, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libosinfo-1_0-0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libosinfo-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libosinfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libosinfo-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:typelib-1_0-libosinfo-1_0

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: 5/20/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/5/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-13313

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2024:1700-1