Executive Summary

Titleredhat-virtualization-host security update
NameRHSA-2019:0342First vendor Publication2019-02-13
VendorRedHatLast vendor Modification2019-02-13
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision01

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score4.6Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Problem Description:

An update for redhat-virtualization-host is now available for Red Hat Virtualization 4 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

RHEL 7-based RHEV-H for RHEV 4 (build requirements) - noarch, x86_64 Red Hat Virtualization 4 Hypervisor for RHEL 7 - noarch

3. Description:

The redhat-virtualization-host packages provide the Red Hat Virtualization Host. These packages include redhat-release-virtualization-host, ovirt-node, and rhev-hypervisor. Red Hat Virtualization Hosts (RHVH) are installed using a special build of Red Hat Enterprise Linux with only the packages required to host virtual machines. RHVH features a Cockpit user interface for monitoring the host's resources and performing administrative tasks.

Security Fix(es):

* systemd: stack overflow when calling syslog from a command with long cmdline (CVE-2018-16864)

* systemd: stack overflow when receiving many journald entries (CVE-2018-16865)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:


5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1653855 - CVE-2018-16864 systemd: stack overflow when calling syslog from a command with long cmdline 1653861 - CVE-2018-16865 systemd: stack overflow when receiving many journald entries 1666987 - Include RHGS 3.4.z BU3 (3.4.3) glusterfs build in RHV 4.2.8 Async 1670318 - RHV-H 4.2.8-1 tracker

Original Source

Url : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019-0342.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2019-01-16Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2019-0049.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-14Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4367.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-14Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2019-18b3a10c7f.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-10Name : The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.
File : al2_ALAS-2019-1141.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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2019-02-23 09:21:41
  • Multiple Updates
2019-02-17 13:18:10
  • First insertion