RHEL 8 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2021:2190)

high Nessus Plugin ID 150127
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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-2021:2190 advisory.

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

- kernel: DoS by corrupting mountpoint reference counter (CVE-2020-12114)

- kernel: Integer overflow in Intel(R) Graphics Drivers (CVE-2020-12362)

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

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/190.html

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

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

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12114

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12362

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

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:2190

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1848652

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1899804

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1920480

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1930246

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 150127

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-2190.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/1/2021

Updated: 10/7/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-0466

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

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 v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.2, 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: 6/1/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/4/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-0466, CVE-2020-12114, CVE-2020-12362, CVE-2020-28374

RHSA: 2021:2190

CWE: 20, 190, 400, 416