RHEL 9 : kernel (RHSA-2023:0334)

high Nessus Plugin ID 170404

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2023:0334 advisory.

- kernel: watch queue race condition can lead to privilege escalation (CVE-2022-2959)

- kernel: memory corruption in AX88179_178A based USB ethernet device. (CVE-2022-2964)

- kernel: Unprivileged users may use PTRACE_SEIZE to set PTRACE_O_SUSPEND_SECCOMP option (CVE-2022-30594)

- kernel: i2c: unbounded length leads to buffer overflow in ismt_access() (CVE-2022-3077)

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

- kernel: nfsd buffer overflow by RPC message over TCP with garbage data (CVE-2022-43945)

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://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-2959

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-2964

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-3077

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-4139

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-30594

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-43945

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:0334

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2067482

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2085300

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2103681

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2123309

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2141752

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2147572

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 170404

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2023-0334.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/23/2023

Updated: 1/24/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-30594

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:9, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bpftool, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-abi-stablelists, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-cross-headers, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-devel-matched, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-devel-matched, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-devel-matched, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-modules, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-zfcpdump-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-perf

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: 1/23/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/7/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-2959, CVE-2022-2964, CVE-2022-3077, CVE-2022-4139, CVE-2022-30594, CVE-2022-43945

RHSA: 2023:0334

CWE: 119, 120, 276, 281, 416, 667, 770