CentOS 8 : virt:rhel (CESA-2019:1175)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145681
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The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2019:1175 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)

- QEMU: device_tree: heap buffer overflow while loading device tree blob (CVE-2018-20815)

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

- libssh2: Integer overflow in transport read resulting in out of bounds write (CVE-2019-3855)

- libssh2: Integer overflow in keyboard interactive handling resulting in out of bounds write (CVE-2019-3856)

- libssh2: Integer overflow in SSH packet processing channel resulting in out of bounds write (CVE-2019-3857)

- libssh2: Integer overflow in user authenticate keyboard interactive allows out-of-bounds writes (CVE-2019-3863)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145681

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-1175.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-3855


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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:SLOF, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:hivex, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:hivex-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libguestfs-winsupport, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libiscsi, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libiscsi-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libiscsi-utils, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libssh2, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libvirt-dbus, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nbdkit, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nbdkit-bash-completion, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nbdkit-basic-plugins, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nbdkit-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nbdkit-example-plugins, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nbdkit-plugin-gzip, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nbdkit-plugin-python-common, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nbdkit-plugin-python3, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nbdkit-plugin-vddk, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nbdkit-plugin-xz, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:netcf, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:netcf-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:netcf-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:perl-Sys-Virt, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:perl-hivex, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python3-hivex, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python3-libvirt, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:ruby-hivex, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seabios, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seabios-bin, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:seavgabios-bin, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:sgabios, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:sgabios-bin, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:supermin, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:supermin-devel

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: 12/14/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, CVE-2018-20815, CVE-2019-3855, CVE-2019-3856, CVE-2019-3857, CVE-2019-3863, CVE-2019-11091

BID: 107485, 107671, 108330

RHSA: 2019:1175