RHEL 7 : kpatch-patch (RHSA-2022:5804)

high Nessus Plugin ID 163703

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2022:5804 advisory.

- kernel: a use-after-free write in the netfilter subsystem can lead to privilege escalation to root (CVE-2022-32250)

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/security/cve/CVE-2022-32250

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:5804

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2092427

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 163703

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2022-5804.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/2/2022

Updated: 9/22/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-32250

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:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.6, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-957_80_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-957_84_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-957_88_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-957_92_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-3_10_0-957_94_1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/2/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/2/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-32250

RHSA: 2022:5804

CWE: 416