Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 119251

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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)

Bug Fix(es) :

See the descriptions in the related Knowledge Article :

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?317acdb4

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119251

File Name: sl_20181127_kernel_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/28

Modified: 2018/11/28

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/27

Reference Information

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