EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1062)
High Nessus Plugin ID 122414
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.
DescriptionAccording to the versions of the kernel packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- Missing check in fs/inode.c:inode_init_owner() does not clear SGID bit on non-directories for non-members.(CVE-2018-13405)
- A null pointer dereference in dccp_write_xmit() function in net/dccp/output.c in the Linux kernel allows a local user to cause a denial of service by a number of certain crafted system calls.(CVE-2018-1130)
- A flaw was found in the Linux kernel, before 4.16.6 where the cdrom_ioctl_media_changed function in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c allows local attackers to use a incorrect bounds check in the CDROM driver CDROM_MEDIA_CHANGED ioctl to read out kernel memory.(CVE-2018-10940)
- The madvise_willneed function in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by triggering use of MADVISE_WILLNEED for a DAX mapping.(CVE-2017-18208)
- fuse-backed file mmap-ed onto process cmdline arguments causes denial of service.(CVE-2018-1120)
- Memory leak in the sas_smp_get_phy_events function in drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel memory exhaustion) via multiple read accesses to files in the /sys/class/sas_phy directory.(CVE-2018-7757)
- A vulnerability was found in the Linux kernel's kernel/events/core.c:perf_cpu_time_max_percent_handler( ) function. Local privileged users could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service due to integer overflow or possibly have unspecified other impact.(CVE-2017-18255)
- A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in the way a local user could create keyrings for other users via keyctl commands. This may allow an attacker to set unwanted defaults, a denial of service, or possibly leak keyring information between users.(CVE-2017-18270)
- The mm subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.10.10 does not properly enforce the CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM protection mechanism, which allows local users to read or write to kernel memory locations in the first megabyte (and bypass slab-allocation access restrictions) via an application that opens the /dev/mem file, related to arch/x86/mm/init.c and drivers/char/mem.c.(CVE-2017-7889)
- The code in the drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_scsi_host.c file in the Linux kernel allow a physically proximate attacker to cause a memory leak in the ATA command queue and, thus, denial of service by triggering certain failure conditions.(CVE-2018-10021)
- A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's client-side implementation of the cifs protocol. This flaw allows an attacker controlling the server to kernel panic a client which has the CIFS server mounted.(CVE-2018-1066)
- A flaw was found in the alarm_timer_nsleep() function in kernel/time/alarmtimer.c in the Linux kernel. The ktime_add_safe() function is not used and an integer overflow can happen causing an alarm not to fire or possibly a denial-of-service if using a large relative timeout.(CVE-2018-13053)
- An issue was discovered in the XFS filesystem in fs/xfs/libxfs/xfs_attr_leaf.c in the Linux kernel. A NULL pointer dereference may occur for a corrupted xfs image after xfs_da_shrink_inode() is called with a NULL bp. This can lead to a system crash and a denial of service.(CVE-2018-13094)
- A flaw was found in the Linux Kernel in the ucma_leave_multicast() function in drivers/infiniband/core/ucma.c which allows access to a certain data structure after freeing it in ucma_process_join(). This allows an attacker to cause a use-after-free bug and to induce kernel memory corruption, leading to a system crash or other unspecified impact. Due to the nature of the flaw, privilege escalation cannot be fully ruled out, although we believe it is unlikely.(CVE-2018-14734)
- A race condition in the store_int_with_restart() function in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mcheck/mce.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging root access to write to the check_interval file in a /sys/devices/system/machinecheck/machinecheck (cpu number) directory.(CVE-2018-7995)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected kernel packages.