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CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2018:1319 centos6

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Check the version of kernel

Insight

Insight

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security Fix(es): * hw: cpu: speculative execution permission faults handling (CVE-2017-5754) * Kernel: error in exception handling leads to DoS (CVE-2018-8897) * kernel: nfsd: Incorrect handling of long RPC replies (CVE-2017-7645) * kernel: Use-after-free vulnerability in DCCP socket (CVE-2017-8824) * kernel: v4l2: disabled memory access protection mechanism allowing privilege escalation (CVE-2017-13166) * kernel: netfilter: use-after-free in tcpmss_mangle_packet function in net/netfilter/xt_TCPMSS.c (CVE-2017-18017) * kernel: Stack information leak in the EFS element (CVE-2017-1000410) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Red Hat would like to thank Google Project Zero for reporting CVE-2017-5754 Nick Peterson (Everdox Tech LLC) and Andy Lutomirski for reporting CVE-2018-8897 Mohamed Ghannam for reporting CVE-2017-8824 and Armis Labs for reporting CVE-2017-1000410. Bug Fix(es): These updated kernel packages include also numerous bug fixes. Space precludes documenting all of these bug fixes in this advisory. See the bug fix descriptions in the referenced Knowledge Article.

Affected Software

Affected Software

kernel on CentOS 6

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.