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Red Hat Security Advisory 2020-2213-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2020-2213-01
Posted May 19, 2020
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2020-2213-01 - The ipmitool packages contain a command-line utility for interfacing with devices that support the Intelligent Platform Management Interface specification. IPMI is an open standard for machine health, inventory, and remote power control. Issues addressed include a buffer overflow vulnerability.

tags | advisory, remote, overflow
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2020-5208
MD5 | d1efeeeaea3cb2a8aa392d5517fd688e

Red Hat Security Advisory 2020-2213-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: ipmitool security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2020:2213-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:2213
Issue date: 2020-05-19
CVE Names: CVE-2020-5208
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1. Summary:

An update for ipmitool is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4
Advanced Update Support, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Telco Extended Update
Support, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Update Services for SAP
Solutions.

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 Server AUS (v. 7.4) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server E4S (v. 7.4) - ppc64le, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 7.4) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional E4S (v. 7.4) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional TUS (v. 7.4) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server TUS (v. 7.4) - x86_64

3. Description:

The ipmitool packages contain a command-line utility for interfacing with
devices that support the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)
specification. IPMI is an open standard for machine health, inventory, and
remote power control.

Security Fix(es):

* ipmitool: Buffer overflow in read_fru_area_section function in
lib/ipmi_fru.c (CVE-2020-5208)

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.

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

After installing this update, the IPMI event daemon (ipmievd) will be
restarted automatically.

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

1798721 - CVE-2020-5208 ipmitool: Buffer overflow in read_fru_area_section function in lib/ipmi_fru.c

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 7.4):

Source:
ipmitool-1.8.18-6.el7_4.src.rpm

x86_64:
ipmitool-1.8.18-6.el7_4.x86_64.rpm
ipmitool-debuginfo-1.8.18-6.el7_4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server E4S (v. 7.4):

Source:
ipmitool-1.8.18-6.el7_4.src.rpm

ppc64le:
ipmitool-1.8.18-6.el7_4.ppc64le.rpm
ipmitool-debuginfo-1.8.18-6.el7_4.ppc64le.rpm

x86_64:
ipmitool-1.8.18-6.el7_4.x86_64.rpm
ipmitool-debuginfo-1.8.18-6.el7_4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server TUS (v. 7.4):

Source:
ipmitool-1.8.18-6.el7_4.src.rpm

x86_64:
ipmitool-1.8.18-6.el7_4.x86_64.rpm
ipmitool-debuginfo-1.8.18-6.el7_4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 7.4):

noarch:
bmc-snmp-proxy-1.8.18-6.el7_4.noarch.rpm
exchange-bmc-os-info-1.8.18-6.el7_4.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional E4S (v. 7.4):

noarch:
bmc-snmp-proxy-1.8.18-6.el7_4.noarch.rpm
exchange-bmc-os-info-1.8.18-6.el7_4.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional TUS (v. 7.4):

noarch:
bmc-snmp-proxy-1.8.18-6.el7_4.noarch.rpm
exchange-bmc-os-info-1.8.18-6.el7_4.noarch.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-2020-5208
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 2020 Red Hat, Inc.
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