RHEL 7 : kpatch-patch (RHSA-2019:3231)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 130379
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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 7.6 Extended Update Support.

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) :

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

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-2019:3231

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130379

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-3231.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/30/2019

Updated: 12/17/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-957_35_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-957_35_1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-957_35_2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-957_35_2-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6

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: 8/14/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9506

RHSA: 2019:3231