RHEL 8 : kpatch-patch (RHSA-2022:5839)

high Nessus Plugin ID 163794

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2022:5839 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 kpatch-patch-4_18_0-372_13_1, kpatch-patch-4_18_0-372_16_1 and / or kpatch-patch-4_18_0-372_9_1 packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-32250

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:5839

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2092427

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 163794

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2022-5839.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/3/2022

Updated: 5/25/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

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-2022-32250

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.6, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-372_13_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-372_16_1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kpatch-patch-4_18_0-372_9_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: 8/3/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/2/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-32250

CWE: 416

RHSA: 2022:5839