Red Hat update for kernel-rt



Published: 2016-05-12
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2016-0758
CWE-ID CWE-190
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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kernel-rt (Red Hat package)
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Integer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU456

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-0758

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

The weakness exists in lib/asn1_decoder.c due to integer overflow. A local attacker can submit specially crafted ASN.1 data and gain root privileges.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

kernel-rt (Red Hat package): 3.10.0-327.4.5.rt56.206.el7_2 - 3.10.0-327.10.1.rt56.211.el7_2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV: 7

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CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1051

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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