Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20191217)

High Nessus Plugin ID 132307

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VPR Score: 7.3

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- Kernel: KVM: OOB memory access via mmio ring buffer (CVE-2019-14821)

Bug Fix(es) :

- KEYS: prevent creating a different user's keyrings SL-6.10

- BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at (null)

- long I/O stalls with bnx2fc from not masking off scope bits of retry delay value

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ea698436

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 132307

File Name: sl_20191217_kernel_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/12/19

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debuginfo-common-i686, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-firmware, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:perf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-perf, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-perf-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/12/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14821