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Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-4057-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-4057-01
Posted Dec 3, 2019
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-4057-01 - The kernel-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements. Issues addressed include denial of service and use-after-free vulnerabilities.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, vulnerability
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2017-10661, CVE-2017-18208, CVE-2019-11811, CVE-2019-5489
MD5 | 425fce46863910de69bb1c14a505a676

Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-4057-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: kernel-rt security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2019:4057-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise MRG for RHEL-6
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4057
Issue date: 2019-12-03
CVE Names: CVE-2017-10661 CVE-2017-18208 CVE-2019-5489
CVE-2019-11811
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1. Summary:

An update for kernel-rt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

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 MRG Realtime for RHEL 6 Server v.2 - 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: page cache side channel attacks (CVE-2019-5489)

* kernel: Handling of might_cancel queueing is not properly pretected
against race (CVE-2017-10661)

* kernel: Inifinite loop vulnerability in mm/madvise.c:madvise_willneed()
function allows local denial of service (CVE-2017-18208)

* kernel: use-after-free in drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c,
ipmi_si_mem_io.c, ipmi_si_port_io.c (CVE-2019-11811)

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):

* update the MRG 2.5.z 3.10 realtime-kernel sources (BZ#1765670)

* [MRG/R] pip_stress hangs when a priority inversion occurs (BZ#1772562)

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/):

1481136 - CVE-2017-10661 kernel: Handling of might_cancel queueing is not properly pretected against race
1551565 - CVE-2017-18208 kernel: Inifinite loop vulnerability in mm/madvise.c:madvise_willneed() function allows local denial of service
1664110 - CVE-2019-5489 Kernel: page cache side channel attacks
1709180 - CVE-2019-11811 kernel: use-after-free in drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c, ipmi_si_mem_io.c, ipmi_si_port_io.c
1765670 - update the MRG 2.5.z 3.10 realtime-kernel sources

6. Package List:

Red Hat MRG Realtime for RHEL 6 Server v.2:

Source:
kernel-rt-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.src.rpm

noarch:
kernel-rt-doc-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.noarch.rpm
kernel-rt-firmware-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-rt-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debug-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debug-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debug-devel-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-debuginfo-common-x86_64-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-devel-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-trace-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-trace-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-trace-devel-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-vanilla-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-vanilla-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.x86_64.rpm
kernel-rt-vanilla-devel-3.10.0-693.61.1.rt56.656.el6rt.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-2017-10661
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-18208
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-5489
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-11811
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 2019 Red Hat, Inc.
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