RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2019:0163)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 121449
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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 packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system.
Security Fix(es) :
* kernel: Use-after-free due to race condition in AF_PACKET implementation (CVE-2018-18559)
* kernel: userfaultfd bypasses tmpfs file permissions (CVE-2018-18397)
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.
Bug Fix(es) :
These updated kernel packages include also numerous bug fixes and enhancements. Space precludes documenting all of the bug fixes in this advisory. See the descriptions in the related Knowledge Article:
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.