RHEL 8 : kernel (RHSA-2020:1372)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 139381
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1372 advisory.

- kernel: powerpc: local user can read vector registers of other users' processes via a Facility Unavailable exception (CVE-2019-15030)

- kernel: powerpc: local user can read vector registers of other users' processes via an interrupt (CVE-2019-15031)

- kernel: powerpc: incomplete Spectre-RSB mitigation leads to information exposure (CVE-2019-18660)

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

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/20.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/200.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-15030

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-15031

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-18660

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-19527

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1372

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1759313

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1760063

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1777825

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1783498

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 139381

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-1372.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/7/2020

Updated: 3/24/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-19527

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.1, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.1, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bpftool, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-cross-headers, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-modules-extra, 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:kernel-zfcpdump, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-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: 4/7/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/13/2019

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2020:1372

CWE: 20, 200, 416