RHEL 7 : Virtualization Manager (RHSA-2019:3860)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 130999

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for redhat-release-virtualization-host and redhat-virtualization-host is now available for Red Hat Virtualization 4 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and Red Hat Virtualization 4.2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 EUS.

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 redhat-virtualization-host packages provide the Red Hat Virtualization Host. These packages include redhat-release-virtualization-host, ovirt-node, and rhev-hypervisor.
Red Hat Virtualization Hosts (RHVH) are installed using a special build of Red Hat Enterprise Linux with only the packages required to host virtual machines. RHVH features a Cockpit user interface for monitoring the host's resources and performing administrative tasks.

The ovirt-node-ng packages provide the Red Hat Virtualization Host.
These packages include redhat-release-virtualization-host, ovirt-node, and rhev-hypervisor. Red Hat Virtualization Hosts (RHVH) are installed using a special build of Red Hat Enterprise Linux with only the packages required to host virtual machines. RHVH features a Cockpit user interface for monitoring the host's resources and performing administrative tasks.

Security Fix(es) :

* hw: Machine Check Error on Page Size Change (IFU) (CVE-2018-12207)

* hw: TSX Transaction Asynchronous Abort (TAA) (CVE-2019-11135)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected redhat-release-virtualization-host, redhat-virtualization-host-image-update and / or redhat-virtualization-host-image-update-placeholder packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/ifu-page-mce

https://access.redhat.com/solutions/tsx-asynchronousabort

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3860

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-12207

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11135

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130999

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-3860.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/11/14

Updated: 2019/11/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:redhat-release-virtualization-host, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:redhat-virtualization-host-image-update, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:redhat-virtualization-host-image-update-placeholder, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/11/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12207, CVE-2019-11135

RHSA: 2019:3860