RHEL 7 : ovmf (RHSA-2018:3090)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118526

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

An update for ovmf is now available 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.

OVMF (Open Virtual Machine Firmware) is a project to enable UEFI support for Virtual Machines. This package contains a sample 64-bit UEFI firmware for QEMU and KVM.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
ovmf (20180508). (BZ#1559542)

Security Fix(es) :

* openssl: Handling of crafted recursive ASN.1 structures can cause a stack overflow and resulting denial of service (CVE-2018-0739)

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.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected OVMF package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3395ff0b

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3090

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-0739

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118526

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-3090.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/31

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:OVMF, 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: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0739

RHSA: 2018:3090