RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2019:0514)

High Nessus Plugin ID 122843

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 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-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements.

Security Fix(es) :

* kernel: Memory corruption due to incorrect socket cloning (CVE-2018-9568)

* kernel: Unprivileged users able to inspect kernel stacks of arbitrary tasks (CVE-2018-17972)

* kernel: Faulty computation of numberic bounds in the BPF verifier (CVE-2018-18445)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Bug Fix(es) :

* kernel-rt: update to the RHEL7.6.z batch#3 source tree (BZ#1672406)

Users of kernel-rt are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix this bug.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0514

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-9568

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17972

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-18445

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122843

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-0514.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/03/14

Updated: 2020/02/05

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17972, CVE-2018-18445, CVE-2018-9568

RHSA: 2019:0514