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HistorySep 27, 2019 - 12:17 p.m.

kernel, perf, python security update

2019-09-2712:17:17
CentOS Project
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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

29.5%

CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2019:2863

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

Security Fix(es):

  • A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Linux kernel’s vhost functionality that translates virtqueue buffers to IOVs, logged the buffer descriptors during migration. A privileged guest user able to pass descriptors with invalid length to the host when migration is underway, could use this flaw to increase their privileges on the host. (CVE-2019-14835)

Merged security bulletin from advisories:
https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2019-September/085618.html

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

Upstream details at:
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2863

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

29.5%