Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Linux Kernel affects IBM Netezza Host Management


## Summary Linux Kernel is used by IBM Netezza Host Management. IBM Netezza Host Management has addressed the applicable CVE. ## Vulnerability Details **CVEID:** [CVE-2019-14835](<https://vulners.com/cve/CVE-2019-14835>) **DESCRIPTION:** Linux could allow a local guest-authenticated attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by a buffer overflow in the vhost/vhost_net kernel module. By passing descriptors with invalid length, an authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges on the host system. CVSS Base Score: 8 CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/167170> for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H) ## Affected Products and Versions IBM Netezza Host Management - ## Remediation/Fixes To resolve the reported CVE for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) on PureData System for Analytics N3001 and PureData System for Analytics N200x, update to the following IBM Netezza Host Management release: _Product_ | _VRMF_ | _Remediation/First Fix_ ---|---|--- _IBM Netezza Host Management_ | _5.4.26.0_ | [_Link to Fix Central_](<https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?product=ibm%2FInformation+Management%2FNetezza+Platform&release=HOSTMGMT_5&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=>) The Netezza Host Management software contains the latest RHEL updates for the operating systems certified for use on IBM Netezza/PureData System for Analytics appliances. IBM recommends upgrading to the latest Netezza Host Management version to ensure that your hosts have the latest fixes, security changes, and operating system updates. IBM Support can assist you with planning for the Netezza Host Management and operating system upgrades to your appliances. For more details on IBM Netezza Host Management security patching: * [_Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Security Patching for IBM PureData System for Analytics appliances_](<http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21615012>) ## Workarounds and Mitigations None. ##

Affected Software

CPE Name Name Version
ibm puredata system any