RHEL 7 : Virtualization Manager (RHSA-2019:2437)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 127986


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


An update for redhat-virtualization-host is now available for Red Hat Virtualization 4 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 redhat-virtualization-host packages provide the Red Hat Virtualization Host. These packages include redhat-release-virtualization-host, ovirt-node, and rhev-hypervisor.
Red Hat Virtualization Hosts (RHVH) are installed using a special build of Red Hat Enterprise Linux with only the packages required to host virtual machines. RHVH features a Cockpit user interface for monitoring the host's resources and performing administrative tasks.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
imgbased (1.1.9), ovirt-node-ng (4.3.5), redhat-release-virtualization-host (4.3.5), redhat-virtualization-host (4.3.5). (BZ#1669357, BZ#1669365, BZ#1684986, BZ# 1711193, BZ#1717250, BZ#1726917)

Security Fix(es) :

* python: regression of CVE-2019-9636 due to functional fix to allow port numbers in netloc (CVE-2019-10160)

* rsyslog: imptcp: integer overflow when Octet-Counted TCP Framing is enabled (CVE-2018-16881)

* edk2: stack overflow in XHCI causing denial of service (CVE-2019-0161)

* openssl: 0-byte record padding oracle (CVE-2019-1559)

* cockpit-ovirt: admin and appliance passwords saved in plain text variable file during HE deployment (CVE-2019-10139)

* sssd: improper implementation of GPOs due to too restrictive permissions (CVE-2018-16838)

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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 127986

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-2437.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/20

Updated: 2020/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-16838

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:imgbased, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-node-ng-nodectl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-imgbased, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python2-ovirt-node-ng-nodectl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:redhat-release-virtualization-host, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:redhat-virtualization-host-image-update, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:redhat-virtualization-host-image-update-placeholder, 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: 2019/08/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16838, CVE-2018-16881, CVE-2019-0161, CVE-2019-10139, CVE-2019-10160, CVE-2019-1559

RHSA: 2019:2437