RHEL 7 : kernel-alt (RHSA-2019:3217)

high Nessus Plugin ID 130373
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VPR Score: 7.3

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for kernel-alt 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.

The kernel-alt packages provide the Linux kernel version 4.x.

Security Fix(es) :

* kernel: MIDI driver race condition leads to a double-free (CVE-2018-10902)

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

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

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

* kernel: a NULL pointer dereference in drivers/scsi/megaraid/ megaraid_sas_base.c leading to DoS (CVE-2019-11810)

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.

Bug Fix(es) :

* kernel modules pkey and paes_s390 are not available (BZ#1719192)

* pkey: Indicate old mkvp only if old and curr. mkvp are different (BZ# 1720621)

* System dropped into Mon running softboots Exception: 501 (Hardware Interrupt) at c00000000000a814 replay_interrupt_return+0x0/0x4 (ipmi) (BZ# 1737563)

* kernel: jump label transformation performance (BZ#1739143)

* Backport i40e MDD detection removal for PFs (BZ#1747618)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3217

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-10902

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9500

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11810

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130373

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-3217.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/30/2019

Updated: 1/31/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.3

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9500

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.9

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debuginfo-common-s390x, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-kdump, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-kdump-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-kdump-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-perf-debuginfo, 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: 10/29/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/21/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10902, CVE-2018-20856, CVE-2019-11810, CVE-2019-9500, CVE-2019-9506

RHSA: 2019:3217