SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 / openSUSE 15 Security Update : ucode-intel (SUSE-SU-2024:1771-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 197920



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


The remote SUSE Linux SLED15 / SLED_SAP15 / SLES15 / SLES_SAP15 / openSUSE 15 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2024:1771-1 advisory.

Intel CPU Microcode was updated to the 20240514 release (bsc#1224277)

- CVE-2023-45733: Fixed a potential security vulnerability in some Intel? Processors that may have allowed information disclosure.
- CVE-2023-46103: Fixed a potential security vulnerability in Intel? Core Ultra Processors that may have allowed denial of service.
- CVE-2023-45745,CVE-2023-47855: Fixed a potential security vulnerabilities in some Intel? Trust Domain Extensions (TDX) module software that may have allowed escalation of privilege.

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 ucode-intel package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197920

File Name: suse_SU-2024-1771-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/25/2024

Updated: 5/25/2024

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:15, 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: 5/23/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/14/2024

Reference Information

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

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2024:1771-1