# Security update for grub2

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4141-1  
Rating: important  
References:

  * bsc#1201300
  * bsc#1215935
  * bsc#1215936

  
Cross-References:

  * CVE-2023-4692
  * CVE-2023-4693

  
CVSS scores:

  * CVE-2023-4692 ( SUSE ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2023-4693 ( SUSE ):  5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

  
Affected Products:

  * Basesystem Module 15-SP5
  * Server Applications Module 15-SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5

  
  
An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one security fix can now be
installed.

## Description:

This update for grub2 fixes the following issues:

Security fixes: \- CVE-2023-4692: Fixed an out-of-bounds write at fs/ntfs.c
which may lead to unsigned code execution. (bsc#1215935) \- CVE-2023-4693: Fixed
an out-of-bounds read at fs/ntfs.c which may lead to leak sensitive information.
(bsc#1215936)

Other fixes: \- Fix a boot delay issue in PowerPC PXE boot (bsc#1201300)

## Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE 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 Micro 5.5  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.5-2023-4141=1

  * Basesystem Module 15-SP5  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP5-2023-4141=1

  * Server Applications Module 15-SP5  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP5-2023-4141=1

## Package List:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
    * grub2-2.06-150500.29.8.1
    * grub2-debugsource-2.06-150500.29.8.1
    * grub2-debuginfo-2.06-150500.29.8.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5 (noarch)
    * grub2-i386-pc-2.06-150500.29.8.1
    * grub2-arm64-efi-2.06-150500.29.8.1
    * grub2-snapper-plugin-2.06-150500.29.8.1
    * grub2-x86_64-efi-2.06-150500.29.8.1
    * grub2-x86_64-xen-2.06-150500.29.8.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5 (s390x)
    * grub2-s390x-emu-2.06-150500.29.8.1
  * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    * grub2-2.06-150500.29.8.1
    * grub2-debuginfo-2.06-150500.29.8.1
  * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (noarch)
    * grub2-i386-pc-2.06-150500.29.8.1
    * grub2-arm64-efi-2.06-150500.29.8.1
    * grub2-snapper-plugin-2.06-150500.29.8.1
    * grub2-powerpc-ieee1275-2.06-150500.29.8.1
    * grub2-x86_64-efi-2.06-150500.29.8.1
    * grub2-systemd-sleep-plugin-2.06-150500.29.8.1
  * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
    * grub2-debugsource-2.06-150500.29.8.1
  * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (s390x)
    * grub2-s390x-emu-2.06-150500.29.8.1
  * Server Applications Module 15-SP5 (noarch)
    * grub2-x86_64-xen-2.06-150500.29.8.1

## References:

  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-4692.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-4693.html
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1201300
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1215935
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1215936

SUSE: 2023:4141-1 important: grub2

October 20, 2023
* bsc#1201300 * bsc#1215935 * bsc#1215936 Cross-References:

Summary

## This update for grub2 fixes the following issues: Security fixes: \- CVE-2023-4692: Fixed an out-of-bounds write at fs/ntfs.c which may lead to unsigned code execution. (bsc#1215935) \- CVE-2023-4693: Fixed an out-of-bounds read at fs/ntfs.c which may lead to leak sensitive information. (bsc#1215936) Other fixes: \- Fix a boot delay issue in PowerPC PXE boot (bsc#1201300) ## Patch Instructions: To install this SUSE 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 Micro 5.5 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.5-2023-4141=1 * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP5-2023-4141=1 * Server Applications Module 15-SP5 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP5-2023-4141=1 ## Package List: * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5 (aarch64 s390x x86_64) * grub2-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * grub2-debugsource-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * grub2-debuginfo-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5 (noarch) * grub2-i386-pc-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * grub2-arm64-efi-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * grub2-snapper-plugin-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * grub2-x86_64-efi-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * grub2-x86_64-xen-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5 (s390x) * grub2-s390x-emu-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64) * grub2-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * grub2-debuginfo-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (noarch) * grub2-i386-pc-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * grub2-arm64-efi-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * grub2-snapper-plugin-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * grub2-powerpc-ieee1275-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * grub2-x86_64-efi-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * grub2-systemd-sleep-plugin-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (aarch64 s390x x86_64) * grub2-debugsource-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (s390x) * grub2-s390x-emu-2.06-150500.29.8.1 * Server Applications Module 15-SP5 (noarch) * grub2-x86_64-xen-2.06-150500.29.8.1

References

* bsc#1201300

* bsc#1215935

* bsc#1215936

Cross-

* CVE-2023-4692

* CVE-2023-4693

CVSS scores:

* CVE-2023-4692 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2023-4693 ( SUSE ): 5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Affected Products:

* Basesystem Module 15-SP5

* Server Applications Module 15-SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one security fix can now be

installed.

##

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-4692.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-4693.html

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1201300

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1215935

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1215936

Severity
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4141-1
Rating: important

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