RHEL 8 : kernel (RHSA-2020:0204)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 133221

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 Update Services for SAP Solutions.

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 packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system.

Security Fix(es) :

* hw: Machine Check Error on Page Size Change (IFU) (CVE-2018-12207)

* hw: TSX Transaction Asynchronous Abort (TAA) (CVE-2019-11135)

* kernel: nfs: use-after-free in svc_process_common() (CVE-2018-16884)

* hw: Intel GPU blitter manipulation can allow for arbitrary kernel memory write (CVE-2019-0155)

* Kernel: vhost_net: infinite loop while receiving packets leads to DoS (CVE-2019-3900)

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

* hardware: bluetooth: BR/EDR encryption key negotiation attacks (KNOB) (CVE-2019-9506)

* kernel: Heap overflow in mwifiex_uap_parse_tail_ies function in drivers/net /wireless/marvell/mwifiex/ie.c (CVE-2019-10126)

* kernel: heap overflow in mwifiex_update_vs_ie() function of Marvell WiFi driver (CVE-2019-14816)

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

* kernel: heap overflow in marvell/mwifiex/tdls.c (CVE-2019-14901)

* hw: Intel GPU Denial Of Service while accessing MMIO in lower power state (CVE-2019-0154)

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) :

* Backport TCP follow-up for small buffers (BZ#1739184)

* TCP performance regression after CVE-2019-11478 bug fix (BZ#1743170)

* RHEL8.0 - bnx2x link down, caused by transmit timeouts during load test (Marvell/Cavium/QLogic) (L3:) (BZ#1743548)

* block: blk-mq improvement (BZ#1780567)

* RHEL8.0 - Regression to RHEL7.6 by changing force_latency found during RHEL8.0 validation for SAP HANA on POWER (BZ#1781111)

* blk-mq: overwirte performance drops on real MQ device (BZ#1782183)

* RHEL8: creating vport takes lot of memory i.e 2GB per vport which leads to drain out system memory quickly. (BZ#1782705)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/ifu-page-mce

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0204

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-12207

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-16884

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-0154

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-0155

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-3900

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9506

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-10126

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-11135

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-14816

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-14821

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-14901

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 133221

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-0204.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/01/24

Updated: 2020/01/30

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bpftool, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bpftool-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-cross-headers, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-perf-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/01/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12207, CVE-2018-16884, CVE-2019-0154, CVE-2019-0155, CVE-2019-10126, CVE-2019-11135, CVE-2019-14816, CVE-2019-14821, CVE-2019-14901, CVE-2019-3900, CVE-2019-5489, CVE-2019-9506

RHSA: 2020:0204