SUSE SLES15 Security Update : kernel (Live Patch 12 for SLE 15 SP4) (SUSE-SU-2024:1748-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 197703



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


The remote SUSE Linux SLES15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2024:1748-1 advisory.

This update for the Linux Kernel 5.14.21-150400_24_63 fixes several issues.

The following security issues were fixed:

- CVE-2023-6931: Fixed a heap out-of-bounds write vulnerability in perf_read_group() (bsc#1216644).
- CVE-2024-26610: Fixed memory corruption in wifi/iwlwifi (bsc#1221302).
- CVE-2022-48651: Fixed an out-of-bound bug in ipvlan caused by unset skb->mac_header (bsc#1223514).
- CVE-2024-26766: Fixed SDMA off-by-one error in _pad_sdma_tx_descs() (bsc#1222882).
- CVE-2023-52502: Fixed a race condition in nfc_llcp_sock_get() and nfc_llcp_sock_get_sn() (bsc#1220832).
- CVE-2024-26585: Fixed race between tx work scheduling and socket close for tls (bsc#1220211).
- CVE-2023-6546: Fixed a race condition that could lead to a use-after-free in the GSM 0710 tty multiplexor (bsc#1222685).

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory.

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 kernel-livepatch-5_14_21-150400_24_63-default and / or kernel-livepatch-5_14_21-150500_55_12-default packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197703

File Name: suse_SU-2024-1748-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/23/2024

Updated: 6/17/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-6931


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-livepatch-5_14_21-150500_55_12-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-livepatch-5_14_21-150400_24_63-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: 5/22/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/19/2023

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-48651, CVE-2023-52502, CVE-2023-6546, CVE-2023-6931, CVE-2024-26585, CVE-2024-26610, CVE-2024-26766

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2024:1748-1