CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2021:0856)

high Nessus Plugin ID 147885
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2021:0856 advisory.

- kernel: malicious USB devices can lead to multiple out-of-bounds write (CVE-2019-19532)

- kernel: out-of-bounds reads in pinctrl subsystem. (CVE-2020-0427)

- kernel: performance counters race condition use-after-free (CVE-2020-14351)

- kernel: Local buffer overflow in ctnetlink_parse_tuple_filter in net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_netlink.c (CVE-2020-25211)

- kernel: Geneve/IPsec traffic may be unencrypted between two Geneve endpoints (CVE-2020-25645)

- kernel: use-after-free in read in vt_do_kdgkb_ioctl (CVE-2020-25656)

- kernel: ICMP rate limiting can be used for DNS poisoning attack (CVE-2020-25705)

- kernel: SCSI target (LIO) write to any block on ILO backstore (CVE-2020-28374)

- kernel: locking issue in drivers/tty/tty_jobctrl.c can lead to an use-after-free (CVE-2020-29661)

- kernel: use-after-free in i915_ppgtt_close in drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_gtt.c (CVE-2020-7053)

- kernel: increase slab leak leads to DoS (CVE-2021-20265)

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?7bf93600

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/20.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/119.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/200.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/319.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/330.html

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

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/667.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 147885

File Name: centos_RHSA-2021-0856.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/18/2021

Updated: 3/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-29661

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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-debug, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-headers, 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:python-perf, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/18/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-19532, CVE-2020-0427, CVE-2020-7053, CVE-2020-14351, CVE-2020-25211, CVE-2020-25645, CVE-2020-25656, CVE-2020-25705, CVE-2020-28374, CVE-2020-29661, CVE-2021-20265

RHSA: 2021:0856

CWE: 20, 119, 200, 319, 330, 400, 416, 667