RHEL 8 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2020:4289)

high Nessus Plugin ID 141603
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VPR Score: 9.4

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-2020:4289 advisory.

- kernel: net: bluetooth: type confusion while processing AMP packets (CVE-2020-12351)

- kernel: net: bluetooth: information leak when processing certain AMP packets (CVE-2020-12352)

- kernel: kernel: buffer over write in vgacon_scroll (CVE-2020-14331)

- kernel: metadata validator in XFS may cause an inode with a valid, user-creatable extended attribute to be flagged as corrupt (CVE-2020-14385)

- kernel: memory corruption in net/packet/af_packet.c leads to elevation of privilege (CVE-2020-14386)

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/131.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/201.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/250.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/284.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/787.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/843.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12351

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12352

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14331

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14385

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14386

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4289

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1858679

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1874800

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1875699

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1886521

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1886529

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 141603

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-4289.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/20/2020

Updated: 4/9/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 9.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14386

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/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:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-modules-extra

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/29/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12351, CVE-2020-12352, CVE-2020-14331, CVE-2020-14385, CVE-2020-14386

RHSA: 2020:4289

CWE: 131, 201, 250, 284, 787, 843