RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2019:4057)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 131719

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for kernel-rt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

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-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements.

Security Fix(es) :

* Kernel: page cache side channel attacks (CVE-2019-5489)

* kernel: Handling of might_cancel queueing is not properly pretected against race (CVE-2017-10661)

* kernel: Inifinite loop vulnerability in mm/madvise.c:madvise_willneed() function allows local denial of service (CVE-2017-18208)

* kernel: use-after-free in drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c, ipmi_si_mem_io.c, ipmi_si_port_io.c (CVE-2019-11811)

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) :

* update the MRG 2.5.z 3.10 realtime-kernel sources (BZ#1765670)

* [MRG/R] pip_stress hangs when a priority inversion occurs (BZ#1772562)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4057

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-10661

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-18208

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-5489

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11811

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 131719

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-4057.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/12/05

Updated: 2019/12/09

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-firmware, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-vanilla, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-vanilla-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-vanilla-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/12/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/08/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10661, CVE-2017-18208, CVE-2019-11811, CVE-2019-5489

RHSA: 2019:4057