RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2018:3666)
High Nessus Plugin ID 119173
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for kernel-rt 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.
The kernel-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements.
Security Fix(es) :
* kernel: stack-based buffer overflow in chap_server_compute_md5() in iscsi target (CVE-2018-14633)
* kernel: NULL pointer dereference in af_netlink.c:__netlink_ns_capable() allows for denial of service (CVE-2018-14646)
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 Vincent Pelletier for reporting CVE-2018-14633 and Christian Brauner for reporting CVE-2018-14646.
Bug Fix(es) :
* The kernel-rt packages have been upgraded to the 3.10.0-957.1.2 source tree, which provides a number of bug fixes over the previous version. (BZ# 1632386)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.