AlmaLinux 8 : kernel-rt (5565) (ALSA-2022:5565)

high Nessus Plugin ID 163344


The remote AlmaLinux host is missing a security update.


The remote AlmaLinux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALSA-2022:5565 advisory.

- kernel: race condition in perf_event_open leads to privilege escalation (CVE-2022-1729)

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 163344

File Name: alma_linux_ALSA-2022-5565.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 7/21/2022

Updated: 12/8/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 4.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-1729


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:kernel-rt, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:kernel-rt-core, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:kernel-rt-debug, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:kernel-rt-debug-core, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:kernel-rt-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:kernel-rt-debug-kvm, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:kernel-rt-debug-modules, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:kernel-rt-debug-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:kernel-rt-devel, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:kernel-rt-kvm, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:kernel-rt-modules, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:kernel-rt-modules-extra, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/13/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/31/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1729

ALSA: 2022:5565