RHEL 7 : Virtualization (RHSA-2018:2321)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111515

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for 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 Moderate. 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.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
imgbased (1.0.22), redhat-release-virtualization-host (4.2), redhat-virtualization-host (4.2). (BZ#1596545, BZ#1607722, BZ#1607723)

Security Fix(es) :

* ansible: Inventory variables are loaded from current working directory when running ad-hoc command that can lead to code execution (CVE-2018-10874)

* ansible: ansible.cfg is being read from current working directory allowing possible code execution (CVE-2018-10875)

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 Michael Scherer (OSAS) for reporting CVE-2018-10874. The CVE-2018-10875 issue was discovered by Brian Coca (Red Hat).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2321

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-10874

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-10875

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111515

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2321.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/02

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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:imgbased, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-imgbased, 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: 2018/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10874, CVE-2018-10875

RHSA: 2018:2321