RHEL 7 : kernel-alt (RHSA-2020:2854)

High Nessus Plugin ID 143086

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:2854 advisory.

- kernel: nfs: use-after-free in svc_process_common() (CVE-2018-16884)

- kernel: use-after-free in drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c, ipmi_si_mem_io.c, ipmi_si_port_io.c (CVE-2019-11811)

- kernel: use-after-free in drivers/bluetooth/hci_ldisc.c (CVE-2019-15917)

- kernel: memory leak in ccp_run_sha_cmd() function in drivers/crypto/ccp/ccp-ops.c (CVE-2019-18808)

- kernel: memory leak in the crypto_report() function in crypto/crypto_user_base.c allows for DoS (CVE-2019-19062)

- kernel: use-after-free in __ext4_expand_extra_isize and ext4_xattr_set_entry related to fs/ext4/inode.c and fs/ext4/super.c (CVE-2019-19767)

- kernel: out-of-bounds write via crafted keycode table (CVE-2019-20636)

- kernel: use after free due to race condition in the video driver leads to local privilege escalation (CVE-2019-9458)

- kernel: use-after-free read in napi_gro_frags() in the Linux kernel (CVE-2020-10720)

- kernel: out-of-bounds write in mpol_parse_str function in mm/mempolicy.c (CVE-2020-11565)

- Kernel: vfio: access to disabled MMIO space of some devices may lead to DoS scenario (CVE-2020-12888)

- Kernel: ppc: kvm: conflicting use of HSTATE_HOST_R1 to store r1 state leads to host stack corruption (CVE-2020-8834)

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/121.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/248.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/362.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/400.html

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

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16884

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9458

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-11811

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-15917

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-18808

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-19062

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-19767

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-20636

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8834

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-10720

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-11565

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12888

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:2854

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1660375

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1709180

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1760100

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1775021

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1777418

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1781204

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1786160

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1819377

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1819615

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1824059

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1824918

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1836244

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143086

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-2854.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/19

Updated: 2020/11/24

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-20636

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/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:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7::server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-bootwrapper, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-kdump, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-kdump-devel, 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:perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-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: 2020/07/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16884, CVE-2019-9458, CVE-2019-11811, CVE-2019-15917, CVE-2019-18808, CVE-2019-19062, CVE-2019-19767, CVE-2019-20636, CVE-2020-8834, CVE-2020-10720, CVE-2020-11565, CVE-2020-12888

BID: 106253, 108410

RHSA: 2020:2854

CWE: 121, 248, 362, 400, 416, 787