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Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-0412-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-0412-01
Posted Mar 6, 2018
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-0412-01 - The kernel-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements. Security Fix: Kernel: KVM: MMU potential stack buffer overrun during page walks Kernel: KVM: debug exception via syscall emulation.

tags | advisory, overflow, kernel
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2017-12188, CVE-2017-7518
MD5 | 5cff55ee965eef1b0c9f86b703dd9ec9

Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-0412-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: kernel-rt security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2018:0412-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0412
Issue date: 2018-03-06
CVE Names: CVE-2017-7518 CVE-2017-12188
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1. Summary:

An update for kernel-rt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Realtime (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64

3. Description:

The kernel-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables
fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements.

Security Fix(es):

* Kernel: KVM: MMU potential stack buffer overrun during page walks
(CVE-2017-12188, Important)

* Kernel: KVM: debug exception via syscall emulation (CVE-2017-7518,
Moderate)

Bug Fix(es):

* The kernel-rt packages have been upgraded to the 3.10.0-693.21.1 source
tree, which provides a number of bug fixes over the previous version.
(BZ#1537671)

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1464473 - CVE-2017-7518 Kernel: KVM: debug exception via syscall emulation
1500380 - CVE-2017-12188 Kernel: KVM: MMU potential stack buffer overrun during page walks
1537671 - kernel-rt: update to the RHEL7.4.z batch#5 source tree

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7):

Source:
kernel-rt-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.src.rpm

noarch:
kernel-rt-doc-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-rt-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debug-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debug-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debug-devel-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debug-kvm-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debug-kvm-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debuginfo-common-x86_64-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-devel-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-kvm-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-kvm-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-trace-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-trace-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-trace-devel-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-trace-kvm-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-trace-kvm-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Realtime (v. 7):

Source:
kernel-rt-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.src.rpm

noarch:
kernel-rt-doc-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-rt-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debug-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debug-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debug-devel-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debuginfo-common-x86_64-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-devel-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-trace-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-trace-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-trace-devel-3.10.0-693.21.1.rt56.639.el7.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7518
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-12188
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2018 Red Hat, Inc.
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