SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2018:2342-1) (Foreshadow)

2018-08-17T00:00:00
ID SUSE_SU-2018-2342-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2018-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-02-02T00:00:00

Description

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_133 fixes several issues. The following security issues were fixed :

  • CVE-2018-3646: Local attackers in virtualized guest systems could use speculative code patterns on hyperthreaded processors to read data present in the L1 Datacache used by other hyperthreads on the same CPU core, potentially leaking sensitive data, even from other virtual machines or the host system (bsc#1099306).

  • CVE-2018-10853: A flaw was found in kvm. In which certain instructions such as sgdt/sidt call segmented_write_std didn

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from SUSE update advisory SUSE-SU-2018:2342-1.
# The text itself is copyright (C) SUSE.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(111814);
  script_version("1.4");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/09/10 13:51:48");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2018-10853", "CVE-2018-3646");

  script_name(english:"SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2018:2342-1) (Foreshadow)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_133 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed :

  - CVE-2018-3646: Local attackers in virtualized guest
    systems could use speculative code patterns on
    hyperthreaded processors to read data present in the L1
    Datacache used by other hyperthreads on the same CPU
    core, potentially leaking sensitive data, even from
    other virtual machines or the host system (bsc#1099306).

  - CVE-2018-10853: A flaw was found in kvm. In which
    certain instructions such as sgdt/sidt call
    segmented_write_std didn't propagate access correctly.
    As such, during userspace induced exception, the guest
    can incorrectly assume that the exception happened in
    the kernel and panic. (bsc#1097108).

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."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1097108"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1099306"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-10853/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3646/"
  );
  # https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20182342-1/
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?b7f6aac0"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended
installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-1585=1"
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_133-default");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_133-xen");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2018/08/14");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2018/08/16");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2018/08/17");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"in_the_news", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2018-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"SuSE Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/cpu", "Host/SuSE/release", "Host/SuSE/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("rpm.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/SuSE/release");
if (isnull(release) || release !~ "^(SLED|SLES)") audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "SUSE");
os_ver = pregmatch(pattern: "^(SLE(S|D)\d+)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "SUSE");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! preg(pattern:"^(SLES12)$", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "SUSE SLES12", "SUSE " + os_ver);

if (!get_kb_item("Host/SuSE/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if (cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$" && "x86_64" >!< cpu && "s390x" >!< cpu) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "SUSE " + os_ver, cpu);
if (cpu >!< "x86_64") audit(AUDIT_ARCH_NOT, "x86_64", cpu);


sp = get_kb_item("Host/SuSE/patchlevel");
if (isnull(sp)) sp = "0";
if (os_ver == "SLES12" && (! preg(pattern:"^(0)$", string:sp))) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "SLES12 SP0", os_ver + " SP" + sp);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES12", sp:"0", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_133-default-3-2.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES12", sp:"0", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_133-xen-3-2.1")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_warning(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_warning(0);
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "kernel");
}