SUSE SLES10 Security Update : OFED (SUSE-SU-2013:0713-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83581
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Synopsis

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

Description

rds-ping in the OFED stack could have triggered a kernel BUG, which could have caused a local denial of service attack. (CVE-2012-2372)

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.

Solution

Update the affected OFED packages

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?2efc0d7f

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2372.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/767610

http://www.nessus.org/u?e1cbd42a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83581

File Name: suse_SU-2013-0713-1.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/20/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/25/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2372

BID: 54062