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HistoryMay 30, 2018 - 6:29 p.m.

kernel, perf, python security update

2018-05-3018:29:24
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7.2 High

CVSS2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

7.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

31.2%

CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2018:1318

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

Security Fix(es):

  • Kernel: KVM: error in exception handling leads to wrong debug stack value (CVE-2018-1087)

  • Kernel: error in exception handling leads to DoS (CVE-2018-8897)

  • Kernel: ipsec: xfrm: use-after-free leading to potential privilege escalation (CVE-2017-16939)

  • kernel: Out-of-bounds write via userland offsets in ebt_entry struct in netfilter/ebtables.c (CVE-2018-1068)

  • kernel: ptrace() incorrect error handling leads to corruption and DoS (CVE-2018-1000199)

  • kernel: guest kernel crash during core dump on POWER9 host (CVE-2018-1091)

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

Red Hat would like to thank Andy Lutomirski for reporting CVE-2018-1087 and CVE-2018-1000199 and Nick Peterson (Everdox Tech LLC) and Andy Lutomirski for reporting CVE-2018-8897.

Bug Fix(es):

These updated kernel packages include also numerous bug fixes. Space precludes documenting all of these bug fixes in this advisory. See the bug fix descriptions in the related Knowledge Article: https://access.redhat.com/articles/3431641

Merged security bulletin from advisories:
https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2018-May/085071.html

Affected packages:
kernel
kernel-abi-whitelists
kernel-debug
kernel-debug-devel
kernel-devel
kernel-doc
kernel-headers
kernel-tools
kernel-tools-libs
kernel-tools-libs-devel
perf
python-perf

Upstream details at:
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1318

7.2 High

CVSS2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

7.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

31.2%