AlmaLinux 8 : kernel-rt (ALSA-2023:0114)

high Nessus Plugin ID 170089


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


The remote AlmaLinux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ALSA-2023:0114 advisory.

- A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's driver for the ASIX AX88179_178A-based USB 2.0/3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Devices. The vulnerability contains multiple out-of-bounds reads and possible out-of-bounds writes.

- kernel: i915: Incorrect GPU TLB flush can lead to random memory access (CVE-2022-4139)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues 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: 170089

File Name: alma_linux_ALSA-2023-0114.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 1/16/2023

Updated: 10/24/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-4139


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: CVSS:3.0/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, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::nfv, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::realtime

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/12/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/7/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-2964, CVE-2022-4139

CWE: 119, 281