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Red Hat Security Advisory 2021-0184-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2021-0184-01
Posted Jan 19, 2021
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2021-0184-01 - The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Issues addressed include a buffer overflow vulnerability.

tags | advisory, overflow, kernel
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2020-16166, CVE-2020-25211
MD5 | 6492e0221bfe085db5c7661fb27eec8f

Red Hat Security Advisory 2021-0184-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: kernel security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2021:0184-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:0184
Issue date: 2021-01-19
CVE Names: CVE-2020-16166 CVE-2020-25211
====================================================================
1. Summary:

An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1
Extended Update Support.

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 CodeReady Linux Builder EUS (v. 8.1) - aarch64, ppc64le, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS EUS (v. 8.1) - aarch64, noarch, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
operating system.

Security Fix(es):

* kernel: Local buffer overflow in ctnetlink_parse_tuple_filter in
net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_netlink.c (CVE-2020-25211)

* kernel: information exposure in drivers/char/random.c and
kernel/time/timer.c (CVE-2020-16166)

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):

* RHEL8.1 - net/smc: fix silent data corruption in SMC (BZ#1882242)

* RHEL8.1 - Random memory corruption may occur due to incorrect tlbflush
(BZ#1899210)

* RHEL8.3 Beta - RHEL8.3 hangs on dbginfo.sh execution, crash dump
generated (mm-) (BZ#1903021)

* [Azure][RHEL8] IP forwarding issue in netvsc (BZ#1904327)

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/):

1865751 - CVE-2020-16166 kernel: information exposure in drivers/char/random.c and kernel/time/timer.c
1877571 - CVE-2020-25211 kernel: Local buffer overflow in ctnetlink_parse_tuple_filter in net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_netlink.c

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS EUS (v. 8.1):

Source:
kernel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.src.rpm

aarch64:
bpftool-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
bpftool-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-core-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-cross-headers-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-debug-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-debug-core-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-debug-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-debug-modules-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-debug-modules-extra-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-common-aarch64-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-devel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-headers-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-modules-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-modules-extra-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-tools-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-tools-libs-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
perf-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
python3-perf-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
python3-perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm

noarch:
kernel-abi-whitelists-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.noarch.rpm
kernel-doc-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.noarch.rpm

ppc64le:
bpftool-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
bpftool-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-core-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-cross-headers-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-debug-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-debug-core-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-debug-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-debug-modules-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-debug-modules-extra-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-common-ppc64le-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-devel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-headers-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-modules-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-modules-extra-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-tools-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-tools-libs-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
perf-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
python3-perf-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
python3-perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
bpftool-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
bpftool-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-core-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-cross-headers-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-debug-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-debug-core-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-debug-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-debug-modules-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-debug-modules-extra-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-common-s390x-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-devel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-headers-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-modules-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-modules-extra-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-tools-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-zfcpdump-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-zfcpdump-core-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-zfcpdump-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-zfcpdump-devel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-zfcpdump-modules-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
kernel-zfcpdump-modules-extra-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
perf-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
python3-perf-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm
python3-perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
bpftool-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
bpftool-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-core-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-cross-headers-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-core-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-modules-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-modules-extra-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-headers-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-modules-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-modules-extra-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-tools-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-tools-libs-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
perf-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
python3-perf-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
python3-perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder EUS (v. 8.1):

aarch64:
bpftool-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-debug-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-common-aarch64-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
kernel-tools-libs-devel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
python3-perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.aarch64.rpm

ppc64le:
bpftool-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-debug-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-common-ppc64le-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
kernel-tools-libs-devel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
python3-perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm

x86_64:
bpftool-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
kernel-tools-libs-devel-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
python3-perf-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.38.1.el8_1.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-2020-16166
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-25211
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 2021 Red Hat, Inc.
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