SUSE SLES12 Security Update : ucode-intel (SUSE-SU-2024:1684-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 197548



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


The remote SUSE Linux SLES12 / SLES_SAP12 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2024:1684-1 advisory.

- Hardware logic contains race conditions in some Intel(R) Processors may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable partial information disclosure via local access. (CVE-2023-45733)

- Improper input validation in some Intel(R) TDX module software before version may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access. (CVE-2023-45745, CVE-2023-47855)

- Sequence of processor instructions leads to unexpected behavior in Intel(R) Core(TM) Ultra Processors may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via local access. (CVE-2023-46103)

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


Update the affected ucode-intel package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197548

File Name: suse_SU-2024-1684-1.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/21/2024

Updated: 5/21/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-47855


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.9

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-45745

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ucode-intel

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: 5/18/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/14/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-45733, CVE-2023-45745, CVE-2023-46103, CVE-2023-47855

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2024:1684-1