RHEL 7 : kernel-alt (RHSA-2020:2104)


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:2104 advisory. - kernel: out of bounds write in function i2c_smbus_xfer_emulated in drivers/i2c/i2c-core-smbus.c (CVE-2017-18551) - kernel: double free may be caused by the function allocate_trace_buffer in the file kernel/trace/trace.c (CVE-2017-18595) - kernel: null pointer dereference in dlpar_parse_cc_property in arch/powerrc/platforms/pseries/dlpar.c causing denial of service (CVE-2019-12614) - kernel: denial of service in in xfs_setattr_nonsize in fs/xfs/xfs_iops.c (CVE-2019-15538) - kernel: mounting a crafted ext4 filesystem image, performing some operations, and unmounting can lead to a use-after-free in ext4_put_super in fs/ext4/super.c (CVE-2019-19447) - kernel: a malicious USB device in the drivers/input/ff-memless.c leads to use-after-free (CVE-2019-19524) - kernel: use-after-free in __blk_add_trace in kernel/trace/blktrace.c (CVE-2019-19768) - kernel: out of bounds write in i2c driver leads to local escalation of privilege (CVE-2019-9454) - Kernel: NetLabel: null pointer dereference while receiving CIPSO packet with null category may cause kernel panic (CVE-2020-10711) - kernel: out-of-bounds read in set_fdc in drivers/block/floppy.c (CVE-2020-9383) Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.