RHEL 7 : Virtualization (RHSA-2018:1275)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109568

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for redhat-release-virtualization-host and redhat-virtualization-host is now available for Red Hat Virtualization 4 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 redhat-virtualization-host packages provide the Red Hat Virtualization Host. These packages include redhat-release-virtualization-host, ovirt-node, and rhev-hypervisor.
Red Hat Virtualization Hosts (RHVH) are installed using a special build of Red Hat Enterprise Linux with only the packages required to host virtual machines. RHVH features a Cockpit user interface for monitoring the host's resources and performing administrative tasks.

The ovirt-node-ng packages provide the Red Hat Virtualization Host.
These packages include redhat-release-virtualization-host, ovirt-node, and rhev-hypervisor. Red Hat Virtualization Hosts (RHVH) are installed using a special build of Red Hat Enterprise Linux with only the packages required to host virtual machines. RHVH features a Cockpit user interface for monitoring the host's resources and performing administrative tasks.

Security Fix(es) :

* glusterfs: Privilege escalation via gluster_shared_storage when snapshot scheduling is enabled (CVE-2018-1088)

* It was found that fix for CVE-2018-1088 introduced new vulnerability in the way 'auth.allow' is implemented in glusterfs server. An unauthenticated gluster client could mount gluster storage volumes.
(CVE-2018-1112)

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.

This issue was discovered by John Strunk (Red Hat).

Solution

Update the affected redhat-release-virtualization-host, redhat-virtualization-host-image-update and / or redhat-virtualization-host-image-update-placeholder packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1275

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1088

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109568

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-1275.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/04

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:redhat-release-virtualization-host, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:redhat-virtualization-host-image-update, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:redhat-virtualization-host-image-update-placeholder, 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: 2018/05/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1088

RHSA: 2018:1275