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HistoryApr 21, 2021 - 12:00 a.m.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS : Linux kernel regression (USN-4916-2)

2021-04-2100:00:00
Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2021-2024 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2021-2024 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
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AI Score

Confidence

Low

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-4916-2 advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application’s self-reported version number.

##
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4916-2. The text
# itself is copyright (C) Canonical, Inc. See
# <https://ubuntu.com/security/notices>. Ubuntu(R) is a registered
# trademark of Canonical, Inc.
##

include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(148911);
  script_version("1.6");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2024/01/09");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"4916-2");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS : Linux kernel regression (USN-4916-2)");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"synopsis", value:
"The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"description", value:
"The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as
referenced in the USN-4916-2 advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version
number.");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4916-2");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:
"Update the affected kernel package.");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"risk_factor", value:"None");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2021/04/22");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2021/04/22");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2021/04/21");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-1093-kvm");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-1128-aws");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-1152-raspi2");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-1156-snapdragon");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-210-generic");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-210-generic-lpae");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-210-lowlatency");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-210-powerpc-e500mc");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-210-powerpc-smp");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-210-powerpc64-emb");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-210-powerpc64-smp");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-5.3.0-1040-raspi2");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-5.3.0-1043-gke");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-5.3.0-74-generic");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-5.3.0-74-lowlatency");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-5.6.0-1055-oem");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family(english:"Ubuntu Local Security Checks");

  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2021-2024 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2021-2024 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl", "linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/cpu", "Host/Ubuntu", "Host/Ubuntu/release", "Host/Debian/dpkg-l");

  exit(0);
}

include('debian_package.inc');
include('ksplice.inc');

if ( ! get_kb_item('Host/local_checks_enabled') ) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
var os_release = get_kb_item('Host/Ubuntu/release');
if ( isnull(os_release) ) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, 'Ubuntu');
os_release = chomp(os_release);
if (! ('16.04' >< os_release || '18.04' >< os_release || '20.04' >< os_release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, 'Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.04 / 20.04', 'Ubuntu ' + os_release);
if ( ! get_kb_item('Host/Debian/dpkg-l') ) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

var cpu = get_kb_item('Host/cpu');
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ('x86_64' >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$" && 's390' >!< cpu && 'aarch64' >!< cpu) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, 'Ubuntu', cpu);

var kernel_mappings = {
  '16.04': {
    '4.4.0': {
      'generic': '4.4.0-210',
      'generic-lpae': '4.4.0-210',
      'lowlatency': '4.4.0-210',
      'powerpc-e500mc': '4.4.0-210',
      'powerpc-smp': '4.4.0-210',
      'powerpc64-emb': '4.4.0-210',
      'powerpc64-smp': '4.4.0-210',
      'kvm': '4.4.0-1093',
      'aws': '4.4.0-1128',
      'raspi2': '4.4.0-1152',
      'snapdragon': '4.4.0-1156'
    }
  },
  '18.04': {
    '5.3.0': {
      'generic': '5.3.0-74',
      'lowlatency': '5.3.0-74',
      'raspi2': '5.3.0-1040',
      'gke': '5.3.0-1043'
    }
  },
  '20.04': {
    '5.6.0': {
      'oem': '5.6.0-1055'
    }
  }
};

var host_kernel_release = get_kb_item('Host/uptrack-uname-r');
if (empty_or_null(host_kernel_release)) host_kernel_release = get_kb_item_or_exit('Host/uname-r');
var host_kernel_base_version = get_kb_item_or_exit('Host/Debian/kernel-base-version');
var host_kernel_type = get_kb_item_or_exit('Host/Debian/kernel-type');
if(empty_or_null(kernel_mappings[os_release][host_kernel_base_version][host_kernel_type])) audit(AUDIT_INST_VER_NOT_VULN, 'kernel ' + host_kernel_release);

var extra = '';
var kernel_fixed_version = kernel_mappings[os_release][host_kernel_base_version][host_kernel_type] + "-" + host_kernel_type;
if (deb_ver_cmp(ver1:host_kernel_release, ver2:kernel_fixed_version) < 0)
{
  extra = extra + 'Running Kernel level of ' + host_kernel_release + ' does not meet the minimum fixed level of ' + kernel_fixed_version + ' for this advisory.\n\n';
}
  else
{
  audit(AUDIT_PATCH_INSTALLED, 'Kernel package for USN-4916-2');
}

if (get_one_kb_item('Host/ksplice/kernel-cves'))
{
  var cve_list = make_list();
  if (ksplice_cves_check(cve_list))
  {
    audit(AUDIT_PATCH_INSTALLED, 'KSplice hotfix for USN-4916-2');
  }
  else
  {
    extra = extra + ksplice_reporting_text();
  }
}
if (extra) {
  security_report_v4(
    port       : 0,
    severity   : SECURITY_NOTE,
    extra      : extra
  );
  exit(0);
}
VendorProductVersionCPE
canonicalubuntu_linux16.04cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts
canonicalubuntu_linux18.04cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts
canonicalubuntu_linux20.04cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts
canonicalubuntu_linuxlinux-image-4.4.0-1093-kvmp-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-1093-kvm
canonicalubuntu_linuxlinux-image-4.4.0-1128-awsp-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-1128-aws
canonicalubuntu_linuxlinux-image-4.4.0-1152-raspi2p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-1152-raspi2
canonicalubuntu_linuxlinux-image-4.4.0-1156-snapdragonp-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-1156-snapdragon
canonicalubuntu_linuxlinux-image-4.4.0-210-genericp-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-210-generic
canonicalubuntu_linuxlinux-image-4.4.0-210-generic-lpaep-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-210-generic-lpae
canonicalubuntu_linuxlinux-image-4.4.0-210-lowlatencyp-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.4.0-210-lowlatency
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7.3 High

AI Score

Confidence

Low