Virtuozzo 7 : readykernel-patch (VZA-2018-046)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 111104
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Synopsis

The remote Virtuozzo host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the vzkernel package and the readykernel-patch installed, the Virtuozzo installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- By mmap()ing a FUSE-backed file onto a process's memory containing command line arguments (or environment strings), an attacker can cause utilities from psutils or procps (such as ps, w) or any other program which makes a read() call to the /proc/<pid>/cmdline (or /proc/<pid>/environ) files to block indefinitely (denial of service) or for some controlled time (as a synchronization primitive for other attacks).

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

Solution

Update the readykernel patch.

See Also

https://help.virtuozzo.com/customer/portal/articles/2947843

http://www.nessus.org/u?44986835

http://www.nessus.org/u?a8525342

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111104

File Name: Virtuozzo_VZA-2018-046.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 7/16/2018

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:readykernel, cpe:/o:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Virtuozzo/release, Host/Virtuozzo/rpm-list, Host/readykernel-info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/13/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1120

IAVA: 2018-A-0174