Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20200826)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 139895
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- kernel: NULL pointer dereference in search_keyring (CVE-2017-2647)

- kernel: heap-based buffer overflow in lbs_ibss_join_existing function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/libertas/cfg.c (CVE-2019-14896)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b85dfdec

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 139895

File Name: sl_20200826_kernel_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/27/2020

Updated: 11/30/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-14896

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debuginfo-common-i686, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-firmware, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:perf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-perf, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-perf-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/26/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/31/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2647, CVE-2019-14896