CentOS 8 : kernel (CESA-2021:2714)

high Nessus Plugin ID 151879

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2021:2714 advisory.

- kernel: race condition for removal of the HCI controller (CVE-2021-32399)

- kernel: size_t-to-int conversion vulnerability in the filesystem layer (CVE-2021-33909)

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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:2714

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 151879

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-2714.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/21/2021

Updated: 7/30/2021

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-33909

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bpftool, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-abi-stablelists, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-core, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-cross-headers, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug-core, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug-modules, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-debug-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kernel-modules-extra, 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:python3-perf

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: 7/20/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/10/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-32399, CVE-2021-33909

RHSA: 2021:2714

IAVA: 2021-A-0350