RHEL 8 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2021:1081)

high Nessus Plugin ID 148369

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2021:1081 advisory.

- kernel: use after free in eventpoll.c may lead to escalation of privilege (CVE-2020-0466)

- Kernel: KVM: host stack overflow due to lazy update IOAPIC (CVE-2020-27152)

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

- kernel: race conditions caused by wrong locking in net/vmw_vsock/af_vsock.c (CVE-2021-26708)

- kernel: iscsi: unrestricted access to sessions and handles (CVE-2021-27363)

- kernel: out-of-bounds read in libiscsi module (CVE-2021-27364)

- kernel: heap buffer overflow in the iSCSI subsystem (CVE-2021-27365)

- kernel: Use after free via PI futex state (CVE-2021-3347)

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/122.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/125.html

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/250.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/362.html

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/835.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-0466

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27152

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-28374

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-3347

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-26708

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-27363

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-27364

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-27365

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:1081

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1888886

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1899804

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1920480

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1922249

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1925588

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1930078

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1930079

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1930080

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 148369

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-1081.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/7/2021

Updated: 5/10/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3347

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-28374

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.4, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-debug-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-rt-modules-extra

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/6/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/6/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-0466, CVE-2020-27152, CVE-2020-28374, CVE-2021-3347, CVE-2021-26708, CVE-2021-27363, CVE-2021-27364, CVE-2021-27365

RHSA: 2021:1081

CWE: 20, 122, 125, 200, 250, 362, 416, 835