Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64 (20190903)

high Nessus Plugin ID 128501
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Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es):
 

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

- kernel: brcmfmac heap buffer overflow in brcmf_wowl_nd_results
 (CVE-2019-9500)
 
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
NFS4ERR_SEQ_MISORDERED error
 

- Backport TCP follow-up for small buffers
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Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?956afc44

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128501

File Name: sl_20190903_kernel_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/4/2019

Updated: 2/24/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9500

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.9

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bpftool, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bpftool-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:perf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-perf, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-perf-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/3/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/3/2019

Reference Information

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