CentOS 8 : kernel (CESA-2019:1167)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 145598

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2019:1167 advisory.

- hardware: Microarchitectural Store Buffer Data Sampling (MSBDS) (CVE-2018-12126)

- hardware: Micro-architectural Load Port Data Sampling - Information Leak (MLPDS) (CVE-2018-12127)

- hardware: Microarchitectural Fill Buffer Data Sampling (MFBDS) (CVE-2018-12130)

- hardware: Microarchitectural Data Sampling Uncacheable Memory (MDSUM) (CVE-2019-11091)

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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1167

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 145598

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-1167.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11091

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bpftool, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-core, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-cross-headers, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug-core, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug-modules, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:perf, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python3-perf

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/14/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/7/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, CVE-2019-11091

BID: 108330

RHSA: 2019:1167