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HistoryJul 06, 2018 - 11:49 p.m.

Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel affect PowerKVM

2018-07-0623:49:08
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36

EPSS

0.954

Percentile

99.4%

Summary

PowerKVM is affected by vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel . IBM has now addressed these vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1000004 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a race condition in the sound system. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the system to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137756&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-6927 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an integer overflow in the futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c. By triggering a negative wake or requeue value, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/139067&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-1000410 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a flaw when processing the incoming of L2CAP commands, ConfigRequest and ConfigResponse messages. By manipulating the code flows that precede the handling of the configuration messages, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/136155&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-18203 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a flaw in the dm_get_from_kobject function in drivers/md/dm.c. By leveraging a race condition with __dm_destroy during creation and removal of DM devices, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/139759&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-18017 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a use-after-free flaw in the tcpmss_mangle_packet function in net/netfilter/xt_TCPMSS.c. By leveraging the presence of xt_TCPMSS in an iptables action, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137122&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-17558 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds write in the usb_destroy_configuration function in drivers/usb/core/config.c in the USB core subsystem. By using a specially-crafted USB device, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/136403&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-17449 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to restrict observations of Netlink messages to a single net namespace when CONFIG_NLMON is enabled in the __netlink_deliver_tap_skb function in net/netlink/af_netlink.c. By leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to sniff an nlmon interface for all Netlink activity on the system, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/136106&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-15116 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by NULL pointer dereference in the rngapi_reset function in crypto/rng.c. By sending a specially-crafted packet, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/135735&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-14140 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a local authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper validation of effective uid of the target process in the move_pages system call in mm/migrate.c. By sending a specially-crafted request, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to learn the memory layout of a setuid executable despite ASLR.
CVSS Base Score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/131413&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-12190 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-memory condition in the bio_map_user_iov and bio_unmap_user functions in block/bio.c. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the system to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/135759&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-8824 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by a use-after-free in the dccp_disconnect function in net/dccp/proto.c. By using a specially-crafted system call, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain privileges or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/135913&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-7294 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds write in the vmw_surface_define_ioctl function. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted ioctl call for a /dev/dri/renderD* device to cause the system to hang or crash.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/127410&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-8633 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error in drivers/firewire/net.c. By sending specially-crafted fragmented packets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119632&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-17448 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a local attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the failure to require the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for new, get, and del operations in net/netfilter/nfnetlink_cthelper.c. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass intended access restrictions.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/136105&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-15265 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by a use-after-free memory error in the ALSA sequencer interface (/dev/snd/seq). By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted application, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133342&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-15649 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a local authenticated attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by a use-after-free in net/packet/af_packet.c. By using specially-crafted system calls, an authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133861 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-12193 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference in the assoc_array implementation. By sending a specially-crafted request, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the system to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/134628 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-12192 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference in the Key Management sub component. By issuing a KEYTCL_READ on negative key, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the kernel to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133523 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-7472 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the leaking of a thread keyring by the keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring(). A local authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to exhaust all available kernel memory.
CVSS Base Score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/125573 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2015-8539 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an error in key management code. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges on the system or cause the machine to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109142 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-1000380 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a flaw in the sound/core/timer.c. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/130294 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-7558 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by flaws in the inet_diag_msg_sctpaddrs_fill, inet_diag_msg_sctpladdrs_fill and sctp_get_sctp_info functions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/130875 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-7542 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by integer overflow in ip6_find_1stfragopt function in net/ipv6/output_core.c. By leveraging the ability to open a raw socket, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/129328 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-7541 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a buffer overflow in the brcmf_cfg80211_mgmt_tx function in drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/brcm80211/brcmfmac/cfg80211.c. By using a specially- a crafted NL80211_CMD_FRAME Netlink packet, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the system to crash or or possibly gain privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/129314 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-7184 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by heap-based out-of-bounds access. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain root privileges or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/123470 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-14106 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a divide-by-zero flaw in the tcp_disconnect function in net/ipv4/tcp.c. By triggering a disconnect within a certain tcp_recvmsg code path, a local authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the system to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/131363 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-11176 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a sock pointer not set to NULL in the mq_notify function. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/129055 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-1000112 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel could allow a local authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption when switching from UFO to non-UFO path. By sending specially crafted UFO packets, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/130408 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-1000111 DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the packet_set_ring function. By sending a specially-crafted request, a local authenticated attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/130243 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-8399 DESCRIPTION: Google Android could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by a flaw in the kernel networking subsystem. By persuading a victim to install a specially-crafted application, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process.
CVSS Base Score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/121227 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

PowerKVM 3.1

Remediation/Fixes

Customers can update PowerKVM systems by using β€œyum update”.

Fix images are made available via Fix Central. For version 3.1, see <https://ibm.biz/BdHggw&gt;. This issue is addressed starting with v3.1.0.2 update 14.

Workarounds and Mitigations

none

EPSS

0.954

Percentile

99.4%