Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64 (2021:2725)

high Nessus Plugin ID 152089

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SLSA-2021:2725-1 advisory.

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

- kernel: use-after-free in net/bluetooth/hci_event.c when destroying an hci_chan (CVE-2021-33034)

- kernel: use-after-free in show_numa_stats function (CVE-2019-20934)

- kernel: mishandles invalid descriptors in drivers/media/usb/gspca/xirlink_cit.c (CVE-2020-11668)

- kernel: use-after-free in cipso_v4_genopt in net/ipv4/cipso_ipv4.c (CVE-2021-33033)

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://www.scientificlinux.org/category/sl-errata/slsa-20212725-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 152089

File Name: sl_20210721_kernel_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/26/2021

Updated: 7/30/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-33909

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: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bpftool, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bpftool-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:perf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-perf, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-perf-debuginfo

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/21/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/9/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-20934, CVE-2020-11668, CVE-2021-33033, CVE-2021-33034, CVE-2021-33909

IAVA: 2021-A-0350

RHSA: RHSA-2021:2725