RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2018:0412)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107189
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for kernel-rt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The kernel-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements.
Security Fix(es) :
* Kernel: KVM: MMU potential stack buffer overrun during page walks (CVE-2017-12188, Important)
* Kernel: KVM: debug exception via syscall emulation (CVE-2017-7518, Moderate)
Bug Fix(es) :
* The kernel-rt packages have been upgraded to the 3.10.0-693.21.1 source tree, which provides a number of bug fixes over the previous version. (BZ# 1537671)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.