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HistoryJan 26, 2018 - 12:00 a.m.

CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2018:0151 centos7

2018-01-2600:00:00
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CVSS2

7.2

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

CVSS3

7.8

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

AI Score

7.9

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.976

Percentile

100.0%

Check the version of kernel

# SPDX-FileCopyrightText: 2018 Greenbone AG
# Some text descriptions might be excerpted from (a) referenced
# source(s), and are Copyright (C) by the respective right holder(s).
#
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only

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  script_version("2023-11-03T05:05:46+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2023-11-03 05:05:46 +0000 (Fri, 03 Nov 2023)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2018-01-26 07:45:54 +0100 (Fri, 26 Jan 2018)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2015-8539", "CVE-2017-7472", "CVE-2017-12192", "CVE-2017-12193",
                "CVE-2017-15649", "CVE-2017-5715", "CVE-2017-5753", "CVE-2017-5754");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"7.2");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_tag(name:"severity_vector", value:"CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");
  script_tag(name:"severity_origin", value:"NVD");
  script_tag(name:"severity_date", value:"2022-01-31 17:51:00 +0000 (Mon, 31 Jan 2022)");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
  script_name("CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2018:0151 centos7");
  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"Check the version of kernel");
  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel,
the core of any Linux operating system.

Security Fix(es):

An industry-wide issue was found in the way many modern microprocessor
designs have implemented speculative execution of instructions (a commonly
used performance optimization). There are three primary variants of the
issue which differ in the way the speculative execution can be exploited.

Note: This issue is present in hardware and cannot be fully fixed via
software update. The updated kernel packages provide software mitigation
for this hardware issue at a cost of potential performance penalty. Please
refer to References section for further information about this issue and
the performance impact.

In this update initial mitigations for IBM Power (PowerPC) and IBM zSeries
(S390) architectures are provided.

  * Variant CVE-2017-5715 triggers the speculative execution by utilizing
branch target injection. It relies on the presence of a precisely-defined
instruction sequence in the privileged code as well as the fact that memory
accesses may cause allocation into the microprocessor's data cache even for
speculatively executed instructions that never actually commit (retire). As
a result, an unprivileged attacker could use this flaw to cross the syscall
and guest/host boundaries and read privileged memory by conducting targeted
cache side-channel attacks. This fix specifically addresses S390
processors. (CVE-2017-5715, Important)

  * Variant CVE-2017-5753 triggers the speculative execution by performing a
bounds-check bypass. It relies on the presence of a precisely-defined
instruction sequence in the privileged code as well as the fact that memory
accesses may cause allocation into the microprocessor's data cache even for
speculatively executed instructions that never actually commit (retire). As
a result, an unprivileged attacker could use this flaw to cross the syscall
boundary and read privileged memory by conducting targeted cache
side-channel attacks. This fix specifically addresses S390 and PowerPC
processors. (CVE-2017-5753, Important)

  * Variant CVE-2017-5754 relies on the fact that, on impacted
microprocessors, during speculative execution of instruction permission
faults, exception generation triggered by a faulting access is suppressed
until the retirement of the whole instruction block. In a combination with
the fact that memory accesses may populate the cache even when the block is
being dropped and never committed (executed), an unprivileged local
attacker could use this flaw to read privileged (kernel space) memory by
conducting targeted cache side-channel attacks. Note: CVE-2017- ...

  Description truncated, please see the referenced URL(s) for more information.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"kernel on CentOS 7");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Please Install the Updated Packages.");

  script_xref(name:"CESA", value:"2018:0151");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2018-January/022730.html");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone AG");
  script_family("CentOS Local Security Checks");
  script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/centos", "ssh/login/rpms", re:"ssh/login/release=CentOS7");
  exit(0);
}

include("revisions-lib.inc");
include("pkg-lib-rpm.inc");

release = rpm_get_ssh_release();
if(!release)
  exit(0);

res = "";

if(release == "CentOS7")
{

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel", rpm:"kernel~3.10.0~693.17.1.el7", rls:"CentOS7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-abi-whitelists", rpm:"kernel-abi-whitelists~3.10.0~693.17.1.el7", rls:"CentOS7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-debug", rpm:"kernel-debug~3.10.0~693.17.1.el7", rls:"CentOS7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-debug-devel", rpm:"kernel-debug-devel~3.10.0~693.17.1.el7", rls:"CentOS7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-devel", rpm:"kernel-devel~3.10.0~693.17.1.el7", rls:"CentOS7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-doc", rpm:"kernel-doc~3.10.0~693.17.1.el7", rls:"CentOS7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-headers", rpm:"kernel-headers~3.10.0~693.17.1.el7", rls:"CentOS7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-tools", rpm:"kernel-tools~3.10.0~693.17.1.el7", rls:"CentOS7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-tools-libs", rpm:"kernel-tools-libs~3.10.0~693.17.1.el7", rls:"CentOS7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-tools-libs-devel", rpm:"kernel-tools-libs-devel~3.10.0~693.17.1.el7", rls:"CentOS7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"perf", rpm:"perf~3.10.0~693.17.1.el7", rls:"CentOS7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"python-perf", rpm:"python-perf~3.10.0~693.17.1.el7", rls:"CentOS7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if (__pkg_match) exit(99);
  exit(0);
}

CVSS2

7.2

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

CVSS3

7.8

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

AI Score

7.9

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.976

Percentile

100.0%