RHEL 7 : kernel-alt (RHSA-2019:1350)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 125713

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for kernel-alt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. 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-alt packages provide the Linux kernel version 4.x.

Security Fix(es) :

* kernel: NULL pointer dereference in fs/xfs/libxfs/xfs_inode_buf.c (CVE-2018-13095)

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) :

* [rhel-alt] Could not remove the function from /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/ kprobe_events (BZ#1677171)

* RHEL-ALT-7.6z: usage of stale vma in do_fault() can lead to a crash (BZ# 1679243)

* RHEL-Alt-7.6 - Backport support for software count cache flush Spectre v2 mitigation (BZ#1692682)

* RHEL-Alt-7.6 - [LTC Test][SR-IOV]: Guest with VF pass-through crashes during reboot operation in a loop. (kvm) (libvirt/kernel) (BZ#1693146)

* RHEL-Alt-7.6 - Tolerate new s390x crypto hardware for migration (BZ# 1695643)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1350

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-13095

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 125713

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-1350.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/06/05

Updated: 2020/01/13

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debuginfo-common-s390x, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-kdump, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-kdump-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-kdump-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-perf-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: 2019/06/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-13095

RHSA: 2019:1350