RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2018:0470)

High Nessus Plugin ID 108322

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated Red Hat Enterprise Messaging, Realtime, and Grid (MRG) Realtime packages that fix multiple security issues and add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.5.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

Red Hat Enterprise MRG is a next-generation IT infrastructure for enterprise computing. MRG offers increased performance, reliability, interoperability, and faster computing for enterprise customers.

Security Fix(es) :

* kernel: rds_message_alloc_sgs() function doesn't validate value used during DMA page allocation causes heap out-of-bounds write (CVE-2018-5332, Moderate)

* kernel: NULL pointer dereference in rds_atomic_free_op() allows denial-of-service (CVE-2018-5333, Moderate)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Enhancement(s) :

* The kernel-rt packages have been upgraded to version 3.10.0-693.21.1, which provides a number of security and bug fixes over the previous version. (BZ# 1537669)

All Red Hat Enterprise MRG Realtime users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues and add this enhancement.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0470

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5332

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5333

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108322

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-0470.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/14

Updated: 2020/01/23

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-firmware, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-vanilla, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-vanilla-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-vanilla-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/11

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) rds_atomic_free_op NULL pointer dereference Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5332, CVE-2018-5333

RHSA: 2018:0470