Oracle Linux 8 : kernel (ELSA-2020-1372)

High Nessus Plugin ID 135378

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Description of changes:

[4.18.0-147.8.1.el8_1.OL8]
- Oracle Linux certificates (Alexey Petrenko)
- Oracle Linux RHCK Module Signing Key was added to the kernel trusted keys list (olkmod_signing_key.pem) [Orabug: 29539237]
- Update x509.genkey [Orabug: 24817676]

[4.18.0-147.8.1.el8_1]
- rebuild, due infrastructure issues last kernel build wasn't signed properly [1807231 1807216]

[4.18.0-147.7.1.el8_1]
- [hid] hiddev: do cleanup in failure of opening a device (Benjamin Tissoires) [1803458 1803460] {CVE-2019-19527}
- [hid] hiddev: avoid opening a disconnected device (Benjamin Tissoires) [1803458 1803460] {CVE-2019-19527}
- [nvme] nvmet: fix discover log page when offsets are used (Gopal Tiwari) [1801216 1745836]
- [netdrv] ibmvnic: Serialize device queries (Steve Best) [1794060 1778037]
- [netdrv] ibmvnic: Bound waits for device queries (Steve Best) [1794060 1778037]
- [netdrv] ibmvnic: Terminate waiting device threads after loss of service (Steve Best) [1794060 1778037]
- [netdrv] ibmvnic: Fix completion structure initialization (Steve Best) [1794060 1778037]
- [netdrv] ibmvnic: Ignore H_FUNCTION return from H_EOI to tolerate XIVE mode (Steve Best) [1794060 1778037]
- [tools] selftests/powerpc: Fix compile error on tlbie_test due to newer gcc (Desnes Augusto Nunes do Rosario) [1794058 1755707]
- [tools] selftests/powerpc: Add test case for tlbie vs mtpidr ordering issue (Desnes Augusto Nunes do Rosario) [1794058 1755707]
- [powerpc] powerpc/mm: Fixup tlbie vs mtpidr/mtlpidr ordering issue on POWER9 (Desnes Augusto Nunes do Rosario) [1794058 1755707]
- [powerpc] powerpc/book3s64/radix: Rename CPU_FTR_P9_TLBIE_BUG feature flag (Desnes Augusto Nunes do Rosario) [1794058 1755707]
- [powerpc] powerpc/book3s64/mm: Don't do tlbie fixup for some hardware revisions (Desnes Augusto Nunes do Rosario) [1794058 1755707]

[4.18.0-147.6.1.el8_1]
- [crypto] crypto: chelsio - count incomplete block in IV (Jonathan Toppins) [1798527 1725813]
- [crypto] crypto: chelsio - Fix softlockup with heavy I/O (Jonathan Toppins) [1798527 1725813]
- [crypto] crypto: chelsio - Fix NULL pointer dereference (Jonathan Toppins) [1798527 1725813]
- [nvme] nvme: Treat discovery subsystems as unique subsystems (Ewan Milne) [1798381 1757525]
- [mm] mm/page-writeback.c: don't break integrity writeback on
->writepage() error (Christoph von Recklinghausen) [1797962 1782117]
- [lib] crc-t10dif: crc_t10dif_mutex can be static (Vladis Dronov) [1797961 1769462]
- [lib] crc-t10dif: Allow current transform to be inspected in sysfs (Vladis Dronov) [1797961 1769462]
- [lib] crc-t10dif: Pick better transform if one becomes available (Vladis Dronov) [1797961 1769462]
- [crypto] api - Introduce notifier for new crypto algorithms (Vladis Dronov) [1797961 1769462]
- [block] blk-mq: make sure that line break can be printed (Ming Lei) [1797960 1741462]
- [block] blk-mq: avoid sysfs buffer overflow with too many CPU cores (Ming Lei) [1797960 1741462]
- [scsi] hpsa: update driver version (Joseph Szczypek) [1797519 1761968]
- [scsi] scsi: hpsa: add missing hunks in reset-patch (Joseph Szczypek) [1797519 1761968]
- [arm64] arm64: compat: Workaround Neoverse-N1 #1542419 for compat user-space (Mark Salter) [1797518 1757828]
- [arm64] arm64: Fake the IminLine size on systems affected by Neoverse-N1 #1542419 (Mark Salter) [1797518 1757828]
- [arm64] arm64: errata: Hide CTR_EL0.DIC on systems affected by Neoverse-N1 #1542419 (Mark Salter) [1797518 1757828]
- [arm64] arm64: Handle erratum 1418040 as a superset of erratum 1188873 (Mark Salter) [1797518 1757828]
- [arm64] arm64: errata: Add workaround for Cortex-A76 erratum #1463225 (Mark Salter) [1797518 1757828]
- [arm64] arm64: Kconfig: Tidy up errata workaround help text (Mark Salter) [1797518 1757828]
- [arm64] arm64: Apply ARM64_ERRATUM_1188873 to Neoverse-N1 (Mark Salter) [1797518 1757828]
- [arm64] arm64: Add part number for Neoverse N1 (Mark Salter) [1797518 1757828]
- [arm64] arm64: Make ARM64_ERRATUM_1188873 depend on COMPAT (Mark Salter) [1797518 1757828]
- [arm64] arm64: Restrict ARM64_ERRATUM_1188873 mitigation to AArch32 (Mark Salter) [1797518 1757828]
- [arm64] arm64: arch_timer: avoid unused function warning (Mark Salter) [1797518 1757828]
- [arm64] arm64: Add workaround for Cortex-A76 erratum 1286807 (Mark Salter) [1797518 1757828]
- [md] dm snapshot: rework COW throttling to fix deadlock (Mike Snitzer) [1796490 1758605]
- [md] dm snapshot: introduce account_start_copy() and account_end_copy() (Mike Snitzer) [1796490 1758605]
- [block] fix memleak of bio integrity data (Ming Lei) [1795338 1779898]
- [powerpc] xive: Prevent page fault issues in the machine crash handler (Diego Domingos) [1795337 1756116]
- [scsi] scsi: megaraid_sas: IRQ poll to avoid CPU hard lockups (Tomas Henzl) [1795335 1726251]
- [powerpc] powerpc/perf: Disable trace_imc pmu (Steve Best) [1794061 1785573]
- [s390] s390/qeth: ensure linear access to packet headers (Philipp Rudo) [1794059 1781085]
- [s390] s390/qeth: guard against runt packets (Philipp Rudo) [1794059 1781085]
- [s390] s390/qeth: handle skb allocation error gracefully (Philipp Rudo) [1794059 1781085]
- [s390] s390/qeth: drop unwanted packets earlier in RX path (Philipp Rudo) [1794059 1781085]
- [s390] s390/qeth: support per-frame invalidation (Philipp Rudo) [1794059 1781085]
- [s390] s390/qeth: gather more detailed RX dropped/error statistics (Philipp Rudo) [1794059 1781085]
- [s390] s390/net: Mark expected switch fall-throughs (Philipp Rudo) [1794059 1781085]
- [s390] s390/qeth: consolidate skb RX processing in L3 driver (Philipp Rudo) [1794059 1781085]
- [s390] s390/qeth: remove RX seqno in skb->cb (Philipp Rudo) [1794059 1781085]
- [powerpc] kvm: ppc: book3s hv: Flush link stack on guest exit to host kernel (Gustavo Duarte) [1794056 1777686] {CVE-2019-18660}
- [powerpc] book3s64: Fix link stack flush on context switch (Gustavo Duarte) [1794056 1777686] {CVE-2019-18660}
- [powerpc] 64s: support nospectre_v2 cmdline option (Gustavo Duarte) [1794056 1777686] {CVE-2019-18660}
- [powerpc] fsl: Update Spectre v2 reporting (Gustavo Duarte) [1794056 1777686] {CVE-2019-18660}
- [powerpc] fsl: Add nospectre_v2 command line argument (Gustavo Duarte) [1794056 1777686] {CVE-2019-18660}
- [powerpc] fsl: Fix spectre_v2 mitigations reporting (Gustavo Duarte) [1794056 1777686] {CVE-2019-18660}
- [powerpc] 64: Make meltdown reporting Book3S 64 specific (Gustavo Duarte) [1794056 1777686] {CVE-2019-18660}
- [powerpc] 64: Disable the speculation barrier from the command line (Gustavo Duarte) [1794056 1777686] {CVE-2019-18660}
- [firmware] efi/memreserve: Register reservations as 'reserved' in /proc/iomem (Bhupesh Sharma) [1792200 1772730]
- [firmware] efi/memreserve: deal with memreserve entries in unmapped memory (Bhupesh Sharma) [1792200 1772730]
- [s390] s390/cpum_sf: save TOD clock base in SDBs for time conversion (Philipp Rudo) [1792198 1743504]
- [s390] s390/sclp: Fix bit checked for has_sipl (Philipp Rudo) [1791408 1748347]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Fix incorrect SFUB length used for Secure Flash Update MB Cmd (Himanshu Madhani) [1790350 1782598]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Added support for MPI and PEP regions for ISP28XX (Himanshu Madhani) [1790350 1782598]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Correctly retrieve and interpret active flash region (Himanshu Madhani) [1790350 1782598]
- [powerpc] powerpc/tm: Fix FP/VMX unavailable exceptions inside a transaction (Gustavo Duarte) [1788862 1750653] {CVE-2019-15030}
- [powerpc] powerpc/tm: Fix restoring FP/VMX facility incorrectly on interrupts (Gustavo Duarte) [1791630 1750653] {CVE-2019-15031}
- [scsi] scsi: qla2xxx: Fix different size DMA Alloc/Unmap (Himanshu Madhani) [1788206 1753031]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: call dma_free_coherent with correct size in all cases in qla24xx_sp_unmap (Himanshu Madhani) [1788206 1753031]
- [fs] devpts_pty_kill(): don't bother with d_delete() (Eric Sandeen) [1783959 1772718]
- [fs] devpts: always delete dcache dentry-s in dput() (Eric Sandeen) [1783959 1772718]

Solution

Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2020-April/009788.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135378

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-1372.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/04/10

Updated: 2020/06/05

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:P/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:oracle:linux:bpftool, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-core, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-cross-headers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-core, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-modules, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python3-perf, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/04/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15030, CVE-2019-15031, CVE-2019-18660, CVE-2019-19527

RHSA: 2020:1372