RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2018:3666)

High Nessus Plugin ID 119173

Synopsis

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

Description

An 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)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3666

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-14633

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-14646

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119173

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-3666.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/27

Modified: 2018/11/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 8.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-kvm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-kvm-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace-kvm-debuginfo, 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: 2018/11/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14633, CVE-2018-14646

RHSA: 2018:3666