RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2018:0676)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 108984

Synopsis

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

Description

An 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: Buffer overflow in firewire driver via crafted incoming packets (CVE-2016-8633, Important)

* kernel: Use-after-free vulnerability in DCCP socket (CVE-2017-8824, Important)

* Kernel: kvm: nVMX: L2 guest could access hardware(L0) CR8 register (CVE-2017-12154, Important)

* kernel: v4l2: disabled memory access protection mechanism allowing privilege escalation (CVE-2017-13166, Important)

* kernel: media: use-after-free in [tuner-xc2028] media driver (CVE-2016-7913, Moderate)

* kernel: drm/vmwgfx: fix integer overflow in vmw_surface_define_ioctl() (CVE-2017-7294, Moderate)

* kernel: Incorrect type conversion for size during dma allocation (CVE-2017-9725, Moderate)

* kernel: memory leak when merging buffers in SCSI IO vectors (CVE-2017-12190, Moderate)

* kernel: vfs: BUG in truncate_inode_pages_range() and fuse client (CVE-2017-15121, Moderate)

* kernel: Use-after-free in userfaultfd_event_wait_completion function in userfaultfd.c (CVE-2017-15126, Moderate)

* kernel: net: double-free and memory corruption in get_net_ns_by_id() (CVE-2017-15129, Moderate)

* kernel: Use-after-free in snd_seq_ioctl_create_port() (CVE-2017-15265, Moderate)

* kernel: Incorrect handling in arch/x86/include/asm/ mmu_context.h:init_new_context function allowing use-after-free (CVE-2017-17053, Moderate)

* kernel: Missing capabilities check in net/netfilter/nfnetlink_cthelper.c allows for unprivileged access to systemwide nfnl_cthelper_list structure (CVE-2017-17448, Moderate)

* kernel: Missing namespace check in net/netlink/af_netlink.c allows for network monitors to observe systemwide activity (CVE-2017-17449, Moderate)

* kernel: Unallocated memory access by malicious USB device via bNumInterfaces overflow (CVE-2017-17558, Moderate)

* kernel: netfilter: use-after-free in tcpmss_mangle_packet function in net/ netfilter/xt_TCPMSS.c (CVE-2017-18017, Moderate)

* kernel: Race condition in drivers/md/dm.c:dm_get_from_kobject() allows local users to cause a denial of service (CVE-2017-18203, Moderate)

* kernel: kvm: Reachable BUG() on out-of-bounds guest IRQ (CVE-2017-1000252, Moderate)

* Kernel: KVM: DoS via write flood to I/O port 0x80 (CVE-2017-1000407, Moderate)

* kernel: Stack information leak in the EFS element (CVE-2017-1000410, Moderate)

* kernel: Kernel address information leak in drivers/acpi/ sbshc.c:acpi_smbus_hc_add() function potentially allowing KASLR bypass (CVE-2018-5750, Moderate)

* kernel: Race condition in sound system can lead to denial of service (CVE-2018-1000004, Moderate)

* kernel: unlimiting the stack disables ASLR (CVE-2016-3672, Low)

* kernel: Missing permission check in move_pages system call (CVE-2017-14140, Low)

* kernel: NULL pointer dereference in rngapi_reset function (CVE-2017-15116, Low)

* kernel: Improper error handling of VM_SHARED hugetlbfs mapping in mm/ hugetlb.c (CVE-2017-15127, Low)

* kernel: Integer overflow in futex.c:futux_requeue can lead to denial of service or unspecified impact (CVE-2018-6927, Low)

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

Red Hat would like to thank Eyal Itkin for reporting CVE-2016-8633;
Mohamed Ghannam for reporting CVE-2017-8824; Jim Mattson (Google.com) for reporting CVE-2017-12154; Vitaly Mayatskih for reporting CVE-2017-12190; Andrea Arcangeli (Engineering) for reporting CVE-2017-15126; Kirill Tkhai for reporting CVE-2017-15129; Jan H.
Schonherr (Amazon) for reporting CVE-2017-1000252; and Armis Labs for reporting CVE-2017-1000410. The CVE-2017-15121 issue was discovered by Miklos Szeredi (Red Hat) and the CVE-2017-15116 issue was discovered by ChunYu Wang (Red Hat).

Additional Changes :

See the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Release Notes linked from References.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3395ff0b

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0676

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-3672

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-7913

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-8633

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7294

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-8824

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-9725

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-12154

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-12190

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-13166

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-13305

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-14140

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-15116

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-15121

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-15126

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-15127

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-15129

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-15265

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-15274

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-17448

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-17449

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-17558

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-18017

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-18203

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-1000252

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-1000407

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-1000410

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5750

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-6927

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1000004

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108984

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-0676.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/11

Modified: 2018/11/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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-debug-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-kvm-debuginfo, 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-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-kvm-debuginfo, 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-trace-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace-kvm-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3672, CVE-2016-7913, CVE-2016-8633, CVE-2017-1000252, CVE-2017-1000407, CVE-2017-1000410, CVE-2017-12154, CVE-2017-12190, CVE-2017-13166, CVE-2017-13305, CVE-2017-14140, CVE-2017-15116, CVE-2017-15121, CVE-2017-15126, CVE-2017-15127, CVE-2017-15129, CVE-2017-15265, CVE-2017-15274, CVE-2017-17053, CVE-2017-17448, CVE-2017-17449, CVE-2017-17558, CVE-2017-18017, CVE-2017-18203, CVE-2017-7294, CVE-2017-8824, CVE-2017-9725, CVE-2018-1000004, CVE-2018-5750, CVE-2018-6927

RHSA: 2018:0676