RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2020:1460)

high Nessus Plugin ID 135456
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1460 advisory.

- hardware: bluetooth: BR/EDR encryption key negotiation attacks (KNOB) (CVE-2019-9506)

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/327.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9506

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1460

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1727857

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135456

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-1460.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/14/2020

Updated: 10/13/2021

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9506

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, 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: 4/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/17/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9506

RHSA: 2020:1460

CWE: 327