RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2019:2043)

High Nessus Plugin ID 127655

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: vhost_net: infinite loop while receiving packets leads to DoS (CVE-2019-3900)

* Kernel: page cache side channel attacks (CVE-2019-5489)

* kernel: Buffer overflow in hidp_process_report (CVE-2018-9363)

* kernel: l2tp: Race condition between pppol2tp_session_create() and l2tp_eth_create() (CVE-2018-9517)

* kernel: kvm: guest userspace to guest kernel write (CVE-2018-10853)

* kernel: use-after-free Read in vhost_transport_send_pkt (CVE-2018-14625)

* kernel: use-after-free in ucma_leave_multicast in drivers/infiniband/core/ ucma.c (CVE-2018-14734)

* kernel: Mishandling of indirect calls weakens Spectre mitigation for paravirtual guests (CVE-2018-15594)

* kernel: TLB flush happens too late on mremap (CVE-2018-18281)

* kernel: Heap address information leak while using L2CAP_GET_CONF_OPT (CVE-2019-3459)

* kernel: Heap address information leak while using L2CAP_PARSE_CONF_RSP (CVE-2019-3460)

* kernel: denial of service vector through vfio DMA mappings (CVE-2019-3882)

* kernel: fix race condition between mmget_not_zero()/get_task_mm() and core dumping (CVE-2019-11599)

* kernel: a NULL pointer dereference in drivers/scsi/megaraid/ megaraid_sas_base.c leading to DoS (CVE-2019-11810)

* kernel: fs/ext4/extents.c leads to information disclosure (CVE-2019-11833)

* kernel: Information exposure in fd_locked_ioctl function in drivers/block/ floppy.c (CVE-2018-7755)

* kernel: Memory leak in drivers/net/wireless/ mac80211_hwsim.c:hwsim_new_radio_nl() can lead to potential denial of service (CVE-2018-8087)

* kernel: HID: debug: Buffer overflow in hid_debug_events_read() in drivers/ hid/hid-debug.c (CVE-2018-9516)

* kernel: Integer overflow in the alarm_timer_nsleep function (CVE-2018-13053)

* kernel: NULL pointer dereference in lookup_slow function (CVE-2018-13093)

* kernel: NULL pointer dereference in xfs_da_shrink_inode function (CVE-2018-13094)

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

* kernel: Information leak in cdrom_ioctl_drive_status (CVE-2018-16658)

* kernel: out-of-bound read in memcpy_fromiovecend() (CVE-2018-16885)

* Kernel: KVM: leak of uninitialized stack contents to guest (CVE-2019-7222)

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.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3395ff0b

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2043

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-7755

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-8087

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-9363

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-9516

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-9517

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-10853

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-13053

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-13093

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-13094

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-14625

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-14734

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-15594

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-16658

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-16885

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-18281

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-3459

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-3460

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-3882

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-3900

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-5489

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-7222

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11599

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11810

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11833

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 127655

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-2043.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/12

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 7.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10853, CVE-2018-13053, CVE-2018-13093, CVE-2018-13094, CVE-2018-13095, CVE-2018-14625, CVE-2018-14734, CVE-2018-15594, CVE-2018-16658, CVE-2018-16885, CVE-2018-18281, CVE-2018-7755, CVE-2018-8087, CVE-2018-9363, CVE-2018-9516, CVE-2018-9517, CVE-2019-11599, CVE-2019-11810, CVE-2019-11833, CVE-2019-3459, CVE-2019-3460, CVE-2019-3882, CVE-2019-3900, CVE-2019-5489, CVE-2019-7222

RHSA: 2019:2043