CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2019:2736 centos6

Published: 2019-09-18 02:01:02
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'kernel' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the CESA-2019:2736 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The kernel Linux Distribution Packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security Fix(es): * kernel: Memory corruption due to incorrect socket cloning (CVE-2018-9568) * kernel: a NULL pointer dereference in drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas_base.c leading to DoS (CVE-2019-11810) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Bug Fix(es): * fragmented packets timing out (BZ#1728931) * Backport TCP follow-up for small buffers (BZ#1732107)

Affected Versions:
'kernel' Linux Distribution Package(s) on CentOS 6.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9568
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-11810

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2019-September/023409.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.8

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