CentOS 6 : kernel (CESA-2020:2103)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 136777

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:2103 advisory.

- Kernel: NetLabel: null pointer dereference while receiving CIPSO packet with null category may cause kernel panic (CVE-2020-10711)

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 kernel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ff303ba2

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 136777

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-2103.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/22/2020

Updated: 6/18/2020

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-10711

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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-firmware, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:perf, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-perf, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/21/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/22/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-10711

RHSA: 2020:2103