Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2020-3220) (deprecated)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 139219
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From Red Hat Security Advisory 2020:3220 :

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:3220 advisory.

- kernel: use-after-free caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/hid/usbhid/hiddev.c driver (CVE-2019-19527)

- kernel: kernel: DAX hugepages not considered during mremap (CVE-2020-10757)

- kernel: buffer overflow in mwifiex_cmd_append_vsie_tlv function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/scan.c (CVE-2020-12653)

- kernel: heap-based buffer overflow in mwifiex_ret_wmm_get_status function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/wmm.c (CVE-2020-12654)

As of 2020/10/12 this advisory has been retracted because it apparently does not fix any security problems relevant to already running systems.



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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 139219

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-3220.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/31/2020

Updated: 10/12/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-19527


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

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


Risk Factor: Medium

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: cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-doc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-headers:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-abi-whitelists:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools-libs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:perf:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:python-perf:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:bpftool:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-19527, CVE-2020-12654, CVE-2020-12653, CVE-2020-10757

RHSA: 2020:3220