EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2018-1196)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110860

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the kernel packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A vulnerability was found in the Linux kernel's kernel/events/core.c:perf_cpu_time_max_percent_handler( ) function. Local privileged users could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service due to integer overflow or possibly have unspecified other impact.(CVE-2017-18255)

- The code in the drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_scsi_host.c file in the Linux kernel allow a physically proximate attacker to cause a memory leak in the ATA command queue and, thus, denial of service by triggering certain failure conditions.(CVE-2018-10021)

- The kernel_wait4 function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel, when an unspecified architecture and compiler is used, might allow local users to cause a denial of service by triggering an attempted use of the -INT_MIN value.(CVE-2018-10087)

- A an integer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the Linux kernel, from version 3.4 through 4.15, in the drivers/gpu/drm/udl/udl_fb.c:udl_fb_mmap() function. An attacker with access to the udldrmfb driver could exploit this to obtain full read and write permissions on kernel physical pages, resulting in a code execution in kernel space.(CVE-2018-8781)

- An address corruption flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel built with hardware breakpoint (CONFIG_HAVE_HW_BREAKPOINT) support. While modifying a h/w breakpoint via 'modify_user_hw_breakpoint' routine, an unprivileged user/process could use this flaw to crash the system kernel resulting in DoS OR to potentially escalate privileges on a the system.(CVE-2018-1000199)

- An industry-wide issue was found in the way many modern microprocessor designs have implemented speculative execution of Load & Store instructions (a commonly used performance optimization). It relies on the presence of a precisely-defined instruction sequence in the privileged code as well as the fact that memory read from address to which a recent memory write has occurred may see an older value and subsequently cause an update into the microprocessor's data cache even for speculatively executed instructions that never actually commit (retire). As a result, an unprivileged attacker could use this flaw to read privileged memory by conducting targeted cache side-channel attacks.(CVE-2018-3639)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?2bf3e715

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110860

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1196.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2018/07/03

Modified: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

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:huawei:euleros:kernel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perf, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-perf, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18255, CVE-2018-1000199, CVE-2018-10021, CVE-2018-10087, CVE-2018-3639, CVE-2018-8781