RHEL 8 : kernel (RHSA-2020:0339)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 133480
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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.

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) :

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

* kernel: heap-based buffer overflow in mwifiex_process_country_ie() function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/sta_ioctl.c (CVE-2019-14895)

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

* kernel: rtl_p2p_noa_ie in drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/ps.c in the Linux kernel lacks a certain upper-bound check, leading to a buffer overflow (CVE-2019-17666)

* kernel: heap overflow in mwifiex_set_uap_rates() function of Marvell Wifi Driver leading to DoS (CVE-2019-14814)

* kernel: heap-overflow in mwifiex_set_wmm_params() function of Marvell WiFi driver leading to DoS (CVE-2019-14815)

* kernel: incomplete fix for race condition between mmget_not_zero()/ get_task_mm() and core dumping in CVE-2019-11599 (CVE-2019-14898)

* Kernel: KVM: export MSR_IA32_TSX_CTRL to guest - incomplete fix for TAA (CVE-2019-11135) (CVE-2019-19338)

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) :

* [Azure][8.1] Include patch 'PCI: hv: Avoid use of hv_pci_dev->pci_slot after freeing it' (BZ#1764635)

* block layer: update to v5.3 (BZ#1777766)

* backport xfs: fix missing ILOCK unlock when xfs_setattr_nonsize fails due to EDQUOT (BZ#1778692)

* Backport important bugfixes from upstream post 5.3 (BZ#1778693)

* LUN path recovery issue with Emulex LPe32002 HBA in RHEL 8.0 Server during storage side cable pull testing (BZ#1781108)

* cifs tasks enter D state and error out with 'CIFS VFS: SMB signature verification returned error = -5' (BZ#1781110)

* Update CIFS to linux 5.3 (except RDMA and conflicts) (BZ#1781113)

* RHEL8.0 - Regression to RHEL7.6 by changing force_latency found during RHEL8.0 validation for SAP HANA on POWER (BZ#1781114)

* blk-mq: overwirte performance drops on real MQ device (BZ#1782181)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/120.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/122.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/203.html

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/385.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/400.html

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-14814

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-14815

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-14895

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-14898

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17666

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-19338

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0339

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1744130

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1744137

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1744149

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1763690

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1773519

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1774671

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1774870

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1781514

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 133480

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-0339.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/5/2020

Updated: 3/24/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-14901

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.1, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.1, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.2, 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-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-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-devel, 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-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-perf

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: 2/4/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/20/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14814, CVE-2019-14815, CVE-2019-14816, CVE-2019-14895, CVE-2019-14898, CVE-2019-14901, CVE-2019-17666, CVE-2019-19338

RHSA: 2020:0339

CWE: 120, 122, 203, 362, 385, 400, 667