RHEL 8 : kpatch-patch (RHSA-2022:0231)

high Nessus Plugin ID 157045

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-2022:0231 advisory.

- kernel: local privilege escalation by exploiting the fsconfig syscall parameter leads to container breakout (CVE-2021-4154)

- kernel: xfs: raw block device data leak in XFS_IOC_ALLOCSP IOCTL (CVE-2021-4155)

- kernel: fs_context: heap overflow in legacy parameter handling (CVE-2022-0185)

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/119.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/131.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/190.html

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

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-4154

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-4155

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-0185

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:0231

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2034514

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2034813

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2040358

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 157045

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2022-0231.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/24/2022

Updated: 5/6/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

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 Score Source: CVE-2022-0185

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-4154

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.4, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-305, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-305_10_2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-305_12_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-305_17_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-305_19_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-305_25_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-305_28_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-305_30_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-305_3_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-305_7_1

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: 1/24/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/11/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-4154, CVE-2021-4155, CVE-2022-0185

RHSA: 2022:0231

CWE: 119, 131, 190, 200, 416