RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2020:0653)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 134259
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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-2020:0653 advisory.

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

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/120.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/122.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-2019-17133

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0653

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1744149

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1771909

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1774870

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 134259

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-0653.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/6/2020

Updated: 7/21/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17133

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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:rhel_aus:7.3, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.3, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.3, 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-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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/3/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/29/2019

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2020:0653

CWE: 120, 122