SciLinux: SLSA-2019-2473-1 Important: kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64

    Date13 Aug 2019
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Kernel: page cache side channel attacks (CVE-2019-5489) * kernel: Salsa20 encryption algorithm does not correctly handle zero-length inputs allowing local attackers to cause denial-of-service (CVE-2017-17805) * kernel: Unprivileged users able to inspect kernel stacks of arbitrary tasks (CVE-2018-17972) * kernel: hw: Spectre SWAPGS gadget vulnerability (CVE-2019-1125) For more d [More...]
    Synopsis:          Important: kernel security and bug fix update
    Advisory ID:       SLSA-2019:2473-1
    Issue Date:        2019-08-13
    CVE Numbers:       CVE-2017-17805
                       CVE-2018-17972
                       CVE-2019-5489
                       CVE-2019-1125
    --
    
    Security Fix(es):
    
    * Kernel: page cache side channel attacks (CVE-2019-5489)
    
    * kernel: Salsa20 encryption algorithm does not correctly handle
    zero-length inputs allowing local attackers to cause denial-of-service
    (CVE-2017-17805)
    
    * kernel: Unprivileged users able to inspect kernel stacks of arbitrary
    tasks (CVE-2018-17972)
    
    * kernel: hw: Spectre SWAPGS gadget vulnerability (CVE-2019-1125)
    
    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):
    
    * OOPS with Null Pointer exception in v4l2_ctrl_query_menu when second arg
    of function is NULL (BZ#1647975)
    
    * Another RHEL 6 hang in congestion_wait() (BZ#1658254)
    
    * kernel crash after running user space script (BZ#1663262)
    
    * RHEL-6.10: Don't report the use of retpoline on Skylake as vulnerable
    (BZ#1666102)
    
    * Bad pagetable: 000f “*pdpt = 0000000000000000 *pde = 0000000000000000”
    RHEL 6 32bit (BZ#1702782)
    
    * fs/binfmt_misc.c: do not allow offset overflow [6.10.z] (BZ#1710149)
    
    * Wrong spectre backport causing linux headers to break compilation of 3rd
    party packages (BZ#1722185)
    --
    
    SL6
      x86_64
        kernel-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
        kernel-debug-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
        kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
        kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
        kernel-debuginfo-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        kernel-debuginfo-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
        kernel-debuginfo-common-i686-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
        kernel-devel-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
        kernel-headers-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
        perf-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
        perf-debuginfo-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        perf-debuginfo-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
        python-perf-debuginfo-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        python-perf-debuginfo-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
        python-perf-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.x86_64.rpm
      i386
        kernel-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        kernel-debug-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        kernel-debuginfo-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        kernel-debuginfo-common-i686-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        kernel-devel-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        kernel-headers-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        perf-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        perf-debuginfo-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        python-perf-debuginfo-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
        python-perf-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.i686.rpm
      noarch
        kernel-abi-whitelists-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.noarch.rpm
        kernel-doc-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.noarch.rpm
        kernel-firmware-2.6.32-754.18.2.el6.noarch.rpm
    
    - Scientific Linux Development Team
    
    
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