Ubuntu 20.04 LTS : Linux kernel (OEM) vulnerabilities (USN-5416-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 161062

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Ubuntu 20.04 LTS host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the USN-5416-1 advisory.

- A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the Linux kernel's X.25 set of standardized network protocols functionality in the way a user terminates their session using a simulated Ethernet card and continued usage of this connection. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system. (CVE-2022-1516)

- usb_8dev_start_xmit in drivers/net/can/usb/usb_8dev.c in the Linux kernel through 5.17.1 has a double free. (CVE-2022-28388)

- mcba_usb_start_xmit in drivers/net/can/usb/mcba_usb.c in the Linux kernel through 5.17.1 has a double free. (CVE-2022-28389)

- ems_usb_start_xmit in drivers/net/can/usb/ems_usb.c in the Linux kernel through 5.17.1 has a double free.
(CVE-2022-28390)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5416-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 161062

File Name: ubuntu_USN-5416-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/12/2022

Updated: 5/12/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-28390

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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-buildinfo-5.14.0-1036-oem, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-headers-5.14.0-1036-oem, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-headers-oem-20.04, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-headers-oem-20.04b, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-headers-oem-20.04c, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-headers-oem-20.04d, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-5.14.0-1036-oem, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-oem-20.04, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-oem-20.04b, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-oem-20.04c, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-oem-20.04d, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-unsigned-5.14.0-1036-oem, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-modules-5.14.0-1036-oem, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-oem-20.04, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-oem-20.04b, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-oem-20.04c, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-oem-20.04d, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-oem-5.14-headers-5.14.0-1036, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-oem-5.14-tools-5.14.0-1036, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-oem-5.14-tools-host, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-tools-5.14.0-1036-oem, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-tools-oem-20.04, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-tools-oem-20.04b, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-tools-oem-20.04c, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-tools-oem-20.04d

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/12/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/3/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1158, CVE-2022-1516, CVE-2022-28388, CVE-2022-28389, CVE-2022-28390

USN: 5416-1