Red Hat update for kernel



Published: 2019-12-11
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE-ID CVE-2019-5489
CVE-2018-13405
CVE-2018-9568
CWE-ID CWE-200
CWE-264
CWE-843
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for x86_64 - Update Services for SAP Solutions
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

kernel (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - TUS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 3 vulnerabilities.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU16896

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-5489

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a flaw in the mincore() implementation in mm/mincore.c. A local attacker can observe page cache access patterns of other processes on the same system and sniff secret information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for x86_64 - Update Services for SAP Solutions: 7.2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - TUS: 7.2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS: 7.2

kernel (Red Hat package): 3.10.0-123.1.2.el7 - 3.10.0-327.82.2.el7

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CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4164

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Security restrictions bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU13631

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-13405

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to create arbitrary files on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the inode_init_owner function, as defined in the fs/inode.c source code file, allows the creation of arbitrary files in set-group identification (SGID) directories. A local attacker can create arbitrary files with unintended group ownership.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for x86_64 - Update Services for SAP Solutions: 7.2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - TUS: 7.2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS: 7.2

kernel (Red Hat package): 3.10.0-123.1.2.el7 - 3.10.0-327.82.2.el7

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CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4164

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Type Confusion

EUVDB-ID: #VU21092

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-9568

CWE-ID: CWE-843 - Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error in the sk_clone_lock() function in sock.c. A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for x86_64 - Update Services for SAP Solutions: 7.2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - TUS: 7.2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS: 7.2

kernel (Red Hat package): 3.10.0-123.1.2.el7 - 3.10.0-327.82.2.el7

:


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4164

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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