Executive Summary



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Summary
Title kernel security and bug fix update
Informations
Name RHSA-2020:0653 First vendor Publication 2020-03-03
Vendor RedHat Last vendor Modification 2020-03-03
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 01

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Problem Description:

An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Advanced Update Support, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Telco Extended Update Support, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Update Services for SAP Solutions.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 7.3) - noarch, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server E4S (v. 7.3) - noarch, ppc64le, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 7.3) - x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional E4S (v. 7.3) - ppc64le, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional TUS (v. 7.3) - x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server TUS (v. 7.3) - noarch, x86_64

3. Description:

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system.

Security Fix(es):

* kernel: heap overflow in mwifiex_update_vs_ie() function of Marvell WiFi driver (CVE-2019-14816)

* kernel: heap-based buffer overflow in mwifiex_process_country_ie() function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/sta_ioctl.c (CVE-2019-14895)

* kernel: buffer overflow in cfg80211_mgd_wext_giwessid in net/wireless/wext-sme.c (CVE-2019-17133)

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.

Bug Fix(es):

* RHEL7.5 - kernel crashed at xfs_reclaim_inodes_count+0x70/0xa0 (BZ#1795578)

4. Solution:

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

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.

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

1744149 - CVE-2019-14816 kernel: heap overflow in mwifiex_update_vs_ie() function of Marvell WiFi driver 1771909 - CVE-2019-17133 kernel: buffer overflow in cfg80211_mgd_wext_giwessid in net/wireless/wext-sme.c 1774870 - CVE-2019-14895 kernel: heap-based buffer overflow in mwifiex_process_country_ie() function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/sta_ioctl.c

Original Source

Url : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020-0653.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
67 % CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') (CWE/SANS Top 25)
33 % CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os 3325
Os 4
Os 1

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Date Informations
2020-03-19 13:20:03
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