RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2020:0179)

high Nessus Plugin ID 133164

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:0179 advisory.

- kernel: kvm: guest userspace to guest kernel write (CVE-2018-10853)

- 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)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/250.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/362.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/667.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/672.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-10853

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

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

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0179

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1589890

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1645121

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1705937

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133164

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-0179.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/22/2020

Updated: 5/18/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11599

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-18281

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.6, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bpftool, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-bootwrapper, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-kdump, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-kdump-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-perf

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: 1/21/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/12/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10853, CVE-2018-18281, CVE-2019-11599

BID: 105761, 108113

RHSA: 2020:0179

CWE: 250, 362, 667, 672