EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.2 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2018-1352)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118440

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.

Description

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

- A flaw named FragmentSmack was found in the way the
Linux kernel handled reassembly of fragmented IPv4 and
IPv6 packets. A remote attacker could use this flaw to
trigger time and calculation expensive fragment
reassembly algorithm by sending specially crafted
packets which could lead to a CPU saturation and hence
a denial of service on the system.(CVE-2018-5391)

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 package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d32781a6

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118440

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1352.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/26

Modified: 2018/11/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/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:2.5.2

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5391