RHEL 6 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2020:0100)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 132947

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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 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: Use-after-free in __blk_drain_queue() function in block/blk-core.c (CVE-2018-20856)

* kernel: TLB flush happens too late on mremap (CVE-2018-18281)

* kernel: fix race condition between mmget_not_zero()/get_task_mm() and core dumping (CVE-2019-11599)

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#1779367)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0100

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-18281

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-20856

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11599

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 132947

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-0100.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/01/16

Updated: 2020/01/21

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11599

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/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: 2020/01/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18281, CVE-2018-20856, CVE-2019-11599

RHSA: 2020:0100