EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.6.6 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2021-1454)

high Nessus Plugin ID 147559
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VPR Score: 7.1

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the kernel packages installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- In cdev_get of char_dev.c, there is a possible use-after-free due to a race condition. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with System execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions:
Android-10Android ID: A-153467744(CVE-2020-0305)

- A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's implementation of the invert video code on VGA consoles when a local attacker attempts to resize the console, calling an ioctl VT_RESIZE, which causes an out-of-bounds write to occur. This flaw allows a local user with access to the VGA console to crash the system, potentially escalating their privileges on the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.(CVE-2020-14331)

- To mitigate this issue, prevent the module nouveau from being loaded. Please see <a href='https://access.redhat.com/solutions/41278'>https:
//access.redhat.com/solutions/41278</a> for information on how to blacklist a kernel module to prevent it from loading automatically.(CVE-2020-27820)

- A flaw was found in the Linux kernel. A use-after-free memory flaw was found in the perf subsystem allowing a local attacker with permission to monitor perf events to corrupt memory and possibly escalate privileges. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.(CVE-2020-14351)

- A flaw was found in the HDLC_PPP module of the Linux kernel in versions before 5.9-rc7. Memory corruption and a read overflow is caused by improper input validation in the ppp_cp_parse_cr function which can cause the system to crash or cause a denial of service.
The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.(CVE-2020-25643)

- A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in versions before 5.9-rc7. Traffic between two Geneve endpoints may be unencrypted when IPsec is configured to encrypt traffic for the specific UDP port used by the GENEVE tunnel allowing anyone between the two endpoints to read the traffic unencrypted. The main threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality.(CVE-2020-25645)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7f469041

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 147559

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2021-1454.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 3/10/2021

Updated: 4/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.1

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-source, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perf, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-perf, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-perf-debuginfo, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:3.0.6.6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/4/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-0305, CVE-2020-12352, CVE-2020-14331, CVE-2020-14351, CVE-2020-25643, CVE-2020-25645, CVE-2020-25705