EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2018-1246)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117555

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

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

- Improper validation in the bnx2x network card driver of the Linux kernel version 4.15 can allow for denial of service (DoS) attacks via a packet with a gso_size larger than ~9700 bytes. Untrusted guest VMs can exploit this vulnerability in the host machine, causing a crash in the network card.(CVE-2018-1000026)

- The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel, before 4.14.15, might allow attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impacts by triggering a negative wake or requeue value. Due to the nature of the flaw, privilege escalation cannot be fully ruled out, although we believe it is unlikely.(CVE-2018-6927)

- The madvise_willneed function in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by triggering use of MADVISE_WILLNEED for a DAX mapping.(CVE-2017-18208)

- The Linux kernel, before version 4.14.3, is vulnerable to a denial of service in drivers/md/dm.c:dm_get_from_kobject() which can be caused by local users leveraging a race condition with
__dm_destroy() during creation and removal of DM devices. Only privileged local users (with CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability) can directly perform the ioctl operations for dm device creation and removal and this would typically be outside the direct control of the unprivileged attacker.(CVE-2017-18203)

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?3151d153

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117555

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1246.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 2018/09/18

Updated: 2019/06/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel, 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:kernel-tools-libs-devel, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:2.5.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18203, CVE-2017-18208, CVE-2018-1000026, CVE-2018-6927