RedHat: RHSA-2019-2809:01 Important: kernel-alt security, bug fix,

    Date20 Sep 2019
    CategoryRed Hat
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update for kernel-alt 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
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Important: kernel-alt security, bug fix, and enhancement update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2019:2809-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2809
    Issue date:        2019-09-20
    CVE Names:         CVE-2019-5489 CVE-2019-6974 CVE-2019-13272 
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    1. Summary:
    
    An update for kernel-alt 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 for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server (v. 7) - aarch64, noarch, ppc64le, s390x
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server Optional (v. 7) - aarch64, noarch, ppc64le
    
    3. Description:
    
    The kernel-alt packages provide the Linux kernel version 4.x.
    
    Security Fix(es):
    
    * Kernel: page cache side channel attacks (CVE-2019-5489)
    
    * Kernel: KVM: potential use-after-free via kvm_ioctl_create_device()
    (CVE-2019-6974)
    
    * kernel: broken permission and object lifetime handling for PTRACE_TRACEME
    (CVE-2019-13272)
    
    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):
    
    * [kernel-alt]: BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer IP:
    crypto_remove_spawns+0x118/0x2e0 (BZ#1536967)
    
    * [HPE Apache] update ssif max_xmit_msg_size limit for multi-part messages
    (BZ#1610534)
    
    * RHEL-Alt-7.6 - powerpc/pseries: Fix unitialized timer reset on migration
    / powerpc/pseries/mobility: Extend start/stop topology update scope (LPM)
    (BZ#1673613)
    
    * RHEL-Alt-7.6 - s390: sha3_generic module fails and triggers panic when in
    FIPS mode (BZ#1673979)
    
    * RHEL-Alt-7.6 - System crashed after oom - During ICP deployment
    (BZ#1710304)
    
    * kernel-alt: Race condition in hashtables [rhel-alt-7.6.z] (BZ#1712127)
    
    * RHEL-Alt-7.6 - OP930:PM_Test:cpupower -r command set values for first 3
    cores in quad and misses last core. (CORAL) (BZ#1717836)
    
    * RHEL-Alt-7.6 - disable runtime NUMA remapping for PRRN/LPM/VPHN
    (BZ#1717906)
    
    * fragmented packets timing out (BZ#1729066)
    
    * Backport TCP follow-up for small buffers (BZ#1733617)
    
    Enhancement(s):
    
    * RHEL-Alt-7.6 - perfevent PMDA cannot create file descriptors for reading
    nest events using the perf API (pcp/kernel) (CORAL) (BZ#1723036)
    
    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/):
    
    1664110 - CVE-2019-5489 Kernel: page cache side channel attacks
    1671913 - CVE-2019-6974 Kernel: KVM: potential use-after-free via kvm_ioctl_create_device()
    1730895 - CVE-2019-13272 kernel: broken permission and object lifetime handling for PTRACE_TRACEME
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    kernel-alt-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.src.rpm
    
    aarch64:
    kernel-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-debug-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-debug-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-debug-devel-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-common-aarch64-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-devel-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-headers-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-tools-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-tools-libs-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    perf-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    perf-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    python-perf-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    python-perf-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    
    noarch:
    kernel-abi-whitelists-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.noarch.rpm
    kernel-doc-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.noarch.rpm
    
    ppc64le:
    kernel-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-bootwrapper-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-debug-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-debug-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-common-ppc64le-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-devel-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-headers-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-tools-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-tools-libs-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    perf-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    perf-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    python-perf-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    python-perf-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    
    s390x:
    kernel-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    kernel-debug-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    kernel-debug-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    kernel-debug-devel-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-common-s390x-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    kernel-devel-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    kernel-headers-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    kernel-kdump-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    kernel-kdump-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    kernel-kdump-devel-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    perf-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    perf-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    python-perf-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    python-perf-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.s390x.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server Optional (v. 7):
    
    aarch64:
    kernel-debug-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-common-aarch64-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    kernel-tools-libs-devel-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    perf-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    python-perf-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.aarch64.rpm
    
    noarch:
    kernel-doc-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.noarch.rpm
    
    ppc64le:
    kernel-debug-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-debug-devel-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-common-ppc64le-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    kernel-tools-libs-devel-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    perf-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.rpm
    python-perf-debuginfo-4.14.0-115.12.1.el7a.ppc64le.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-2019-5489
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-6974
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-13272
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2019 Red Hat, Inc.
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