RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2020:0375)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 133484

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VPR Score: 7.4

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 Linux 7.

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: 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: buffer overflow in cfg80211_mgd_wext_giwessid in net/wireless/ wext-sme.c (CVE-2019-17133)

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

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) :

* patchset for x86/atomic: Fix smp_mb__{before,after}_atomic() [kernel-rt] (BZ#1772522)

* kernel-rt: update to the RHEL7.7.z batch#4 source tree (BZ#1780322)

* kvm nx_huge_pages_recovery_ratio=0 is needed to meet KVM-RT low latency requirement (BZ#1781157)

* kernel-rt: hard lockup panic in during execution of CFS bandwidth period timer (BZ#1788057)

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/362.html

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

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

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

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-2019-17133

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0375

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1744149

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1771909

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1773519

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1774671

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1774870

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 133484

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-0375.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/02/05

Updated: 2020/11/18

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-14901

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: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.7, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.7, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:7.7, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.7, cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_extras_rt:7, 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-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-kvm, 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-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-trace-kvm

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: 2020/02/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14816, CVE-2019-14895, CVE-2019-14898, CVE-2019-14901, CVE-2019-17133

RHSA: 2020:0375

CWE: 120, 122, 362, 400, 667