Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64

Low Nessus Plugin ID 128501


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


Security Fix(es):

- kernel: hw: Spectre SWAPGS gadget vulnerability (CVE-2019-1125)

- kernel: brcmfmac heap buffer overflow in brcmf_wowl_nd_results
Bug Fix(es):

- [mlx4] VXLAN over VLAN TCP segmentation

- Race condition in /dev/sg due to missing synchronization causes
 corruption in RHV

- panic handing smb2_reconnect due to a use after free

- NFSv4.1 client stuck in infinite loop when received

- Backport TCP follow-up for small buffers


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 128501

File Name: sl_20190903_kernel_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/09/04

Updated: 2019/09/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

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: 2019/09/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-1125, CVE-2019-9500