SUSE SLES10 Security Update : ofed (SUSE-SU-2012:1708-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83571


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


This update of ofed fixed multiple issues (including security related flaws) :

- sdp: move histogram allocation from stack to heap (bnc#706175)

- cma: Fix crash in request handlers (bnc#678795, CVE-2011-0695)

- rds: set correct msg_namelen (bnc#773383, CVE-2012-3430)

- cm: Bump reference count on cm_id before invoking (bnc#678795, CVE-2011-0695)

- sdp / ipath: Added fixes for 64bit divide on 32bit builds

- updated Infiniband sysconfig file to match openibd (bnc#721597)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected ofed packages

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83571

File Name: suse_SU-2012-1708-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Modified: 2015/05/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.7

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-cxgb3-NIC-kmp-bigsmp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-cxgb3-NIC-kmp-debug, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-cxgb3-NIC-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-cxgb3-NIC-kmp-kdump, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-cxgb3-NIC-kmp-kdumppae, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-cxgb3-NIC-kmp-smp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-cxgb3-NIC-kmp-vmi, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-cxgb3-NIC-kmp-vmipae, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-kmp-bigsmp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-kmp-debug, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-kmp-kdump, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-kmp-kdumppae, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-kmp-smp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-kmp-vmi, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ofed-kmp-vmipae, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0695, CVE-2012-3430

BID: 46839, 54702