RHEL 7 : kpatch-patch (RHSA-2019:3076)

high Nessus Plugin ID 129960
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for kpatch-patch is now available 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.

This is a kernel live patch module which is automatically loaded by the RPM post-install script to modify the code of a running kernel.

Security Fix(es) :

* kernel: Use-after-free in __blk_drain_queue() function in block/blk-core.c (CVE-2018-20856)

* kernel: Heap overflow in mwifiex_update_bss_desc_with_ie function in marvell/mwifiex/scan.c (CVE-2019-3846)

* hardware: bluetooth: BR/EDR encryption key negotiation attacks (KNOB) (CVE-2019-9506)

* kernel: Heap overflow in mwifiex_uap_parse_tail_ies function in drivers/net /wireless/marvell/mwifiex/ie.c (CVE-2019-10126)

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3076

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-20856

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-3846

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9506

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-10126

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129960

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-3076.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/16/2019

Updated: 12/19/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-3846

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-1062, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-1062-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-1062_1_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-1062_1_1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-1062_1_2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-1062_1_2-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7

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: 10/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20856, CVE-2019-10126, CVE-2019-3846, CVE-2019-9506

RHSA: 2019:3076