RHEL 6 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2020:1353)

High Nessus Plugin ID 135248

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1353 advisory.

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

- 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)

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/122.html

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

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1353

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

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

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1810602

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135248

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-1353.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/04/07

Updated: 2020/04/21

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17666

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/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:/a:redhat:enterprise_mrg:2, cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_mrg:2:server:el6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, 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-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-firmware, 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-vanilla, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-vanilla-devel

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: 2020/04/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14816, CVE-2019-17666

RHSA: 2020:1353

CWE: 120, 122