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critical Nessus Plugin ID 131297

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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

Starting with version 1.26, the devcpu-data port/package includes updates and mitigations for the following technical and security advisories (depending on CPU model).

Intel TSX Updates (TAA) CVE-2019-11135 Voltage Modulation Vulnerability CVE-2019-11139 MD_CLEAR Operations CVE-2018-12126 CVE-2018-12127 CVE-2018-12130 CVE-2018-11091 TA Indirect Sharing CVE-2017-5715 EGETKEY CVE-2018-12126 CVE-2018-12127 CVE-2018-12130 CVE-2018-11091 JCC SKX102 Erratum

Updated microcode includes mitigations for CPU issues, but may also cause a performance regression due to the JCC erratum mitigation.
Please visit http://www.intel.com/benchmarks for further information.

Please visit http://www.intel.com/security for detailed information on these advisories as well as a list of CPUs that are affected.

Operating a CPU without the latest microcode may result in erratic or unpredictable behavior, including system crashes and lock ups. Certain issues listed in this advisory may result in the leakage of privileged system information to unprivileged users. Please refer to the security advisories listed above for detailed information.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?516d0c37

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 131297

File Name: freebsd_pkg_fbe10a8a05a111ea9dfaf8b156ac3ff9.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2019

Updated: 12/9/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.9

Temporal Score: 9.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:FreeBSD, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/25/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2018-11091, CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, CVE-2019-11135, CVE-2019-11139

FreeBSD: SA-19:26.mcu