Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 127726

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- kernel: nfs: use-after-free in svc_process_common() (CVE-2018-16884)

- kernel: insufficient input validation in kernel mode driver in Intel i915 graphics leads to privilege escalation (CVE-2019-11085)

- kernel: nfs: NULL pointer dereference due to an anomalized NFS message sequence (CVE-2018-16871)

- kernel: use-after-free in drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c, ipmi_si_mem_io.c, ipmi_si_port_io.c (CVE-2019-11811)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8234bf94

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 127726

File Name: sl_20190729_kernel_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/12

Updated: 2019/08/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16871, CVE-2018-16884, CVE-2019-11085, CVE-2019-11811