CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2020:0374)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 134087

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for kernel 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 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: 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) :

* [Azure][7.8] Include patch 'PCI: hv: Avoid use of hv_pci_dev->pci_slot after freeing it' (BZ#1766089)

* [Hyper-V][RHEL7.8] When accelerated networking is enabled on RedHat, network interface(eth0) moved to new network namespace does not obtain IP address. (BZ#1766093)

* [Azure][RHEL 7.6] hv_vmbus probe pass-through GPU card failed (BZ#1766097)

* SMB3: Do not error out on large file transfers if server responds with STATUS_INSUFFICIENT_RESOURCES (BZ#1767621)

* Since RHEL commit 5330f5d09820 high load can cause dm-multipath path failures (BZ#1770113)

* Hard lockup in free_one_page()->_raw_spin_lock() because sosreport command is reading from /proc/pagetypeinfo (BZ#1770732)

* patchset for x86/atomic: Fix smp_mb__{before,after}_atomic() (BZ#1772812)

* fix compat statfs64() returning EOVERFLOW for when
_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 (BZ #1775678)

* Guest crash after load cpuidle-haltpoll driver (BZ#1776289)

* RHEL 7.7 long I/O stalls with bnx2fc from not masking off scope bits of retry delay value (BZ#1776290)

* Multiple 'mv' processes hung on a gfs2 filesystem (BZ#1777297)

* Moving Egress IP will result in conntrack sessions being DESTROYED (BZ# 1779564)

* core: backports from upstream (BZ#1780033)

* kernel BUG at arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/lpar.c:482! (BZ#1780148)

* Race between tty_open() and flush_to_ldisc() using the tty_struct-> driver_data field. (BZ#1780163)

Solution

Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?65128778

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 134087

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-0374.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/02/27

Updated: 2020/03/02

Dependencies: 12634

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: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bpftool, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:perf, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-perf, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/02/26

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: 2020:0374