Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64 (20180306)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107210

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?84c84036

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107210

File Name: sl_20180306_kernel_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/08

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:perf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-perf, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-perf-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12188, CVE-2017-7518