Oracle Linux 8 : kernel (ELSA-2019-2411)
High Nessus Plugin ID 127978
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2019:2411 :
An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.
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 packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system.
Security Fix(es) :
* kernel: broken permission and object lifetime handling for PTRACE_TRACEME (CVE-2019-13272)
* kernel: hw: Spectre SWAPGS gadget vulnerability (CVE-2019-1125)
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected kernel packages.