CentOS 8 : kernel (CESA-2019:2703)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145668

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-2019:2703 advisory.

- kernel: Use-after-free in sound/usb/card.c:usb_audio_probe() (CVE-2018-19824)

- kernel: Count overflow in FUSE request leading to use-after-free issues. (CVE-2019-11487)

- kernel: ppc: unrelated processes being able to read/write to each other's virtual memory (CVE-2019-12817)

- kernel: Heap overflow in mwifiex_update_bss_desc_with_ie function in marvell/mwifiex/scan.c (CVE-2019-3846)

- Kernel: KVM: nVMX: guest accesses L0 MSR causes potential DoS (CVE-2019-3887)

- kernel: brcmfmac heap buffer overflow in brcmf_wowl_nd_results (CVE-2019-9500)

- kernel: brcmfmac frame validation bypass (CVE-2019-9503)

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-2019:2703

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145668

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-2703.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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-3846

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/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: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: 9/12/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/3/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19824, CVE-2019-3846, CVE-2019-3887, CVE-2019-9500, CVE-2019-9503, CVE-2019-11487, CVE-2019-12817

BID: 106109, 107850, 108011, 108054, 108521, 108884

RHSA: 2019:2703