RHEL 8 : kernel (RHSA-2019:1167)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 125036

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2019:1167 advisory.

- hardware: Microarchitectural Store Buffer Data Sampling (MSBDS) (CVE-2018-12126)

- hardware: Micro-architectural Load Port Data Sampling - Information Leak (MLPDS) (CVE-2018-12127)

- hardware: Microarchitectural Fill Buffer Data Sampling (MFBDS) (CVE-2018-12130)

- kernel: use-after-free and OOPS in drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c (CVE-2019-9003)

- hardware: Microarchitectural Data Sampling Uncacheable Memory (MDSUM) (CVE-2019-11091)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the RHEL kernel package based on the guidance in RHSA-2019:1167.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7a4d9df4

https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/mds

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1646781

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1646784

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1667782

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1705312

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1167

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 125036

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-1167.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/14/2019

Updated: 5/28/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.0

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11091

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-cross-headers, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bpftool, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-modules-extra, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-perf

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/14/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/30/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, CVE-2019-11091, CVE-2019-9003

CWE: 226, 385, 416

IAVA: 2019-A-0166

RHSA: 2019:1167