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Patch  oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20191169
RHSA-2019:1169: kernel security and bug fix update (Important)  

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system.
Security Fix(es):
* A flaw was found in the implementation of the "fill buffer", a mechanism used by modern CPUs when a cache-miss is made on L1 CPU cache. If an attacker can generate a load operation that would create a page fault, the execution will continue speculatively with incorrect data from the fill buffer while the data is fetched from higher level caches. This response time can be measured to infer data in the fill buffer. (CVE-2018-12130)
* Modern Intel microprocessors implement hardware-level micro-optimizations to improve the performance of writing data back to CPU caches. The write operation is split into STA (STore Address) and STD (STore Data) sub-operations. These sub-operations allow the processor to hand-off address generation logic into these sub-operations for optimized writes. Both of these sub-operations write to a shared distributed processor structure called the 'processor store buffer'. As a result, an unprivileged attacker could use this flaw to read private data resident within the CPU's processor store buffer. (CVE-2018-12126)
* Microprocessors use a ‘load port’ subcomponent to perform load operations from memory or IO. During a load operation, the load port receives data from the memory or IO subsystem and then provides the data to the CPU registers and operations in the CPU’s pipelines. Stale load operations results are stored in the 'load port' table until overwritten by newer operations. Certain load-port operations triggered by an attacker can be used to reveal data about previous stale requests leaking data back to the attacker via a timing side-channel. (CVE-2018-12127)
* Uncacheable memory on some microprocessors utilizing speculative execution may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via a side channel with local access. (CVE-2019-11091)
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):
* aio O_DIRECT writes to non-page-aligned file locations on ext4 can result in the overlapped portion of the page containing zeros (BZ#1686170)
* Tolerate new s390x crypto hardware for migration (BZ#1695496)
Create Date: 2019-05-14 Last Update Date: 2019-05-14

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
  • Fedoraproject  Fedora  
  • Redhat  Enterprise Linux  
  • cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6::client
  • cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6::computenode
  • cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6::server
  • cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6::workstation
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

References

Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux must be installed
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304026. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is installed
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20111656003. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : python-perf is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20111530024. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : python-perf is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169025. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : perf is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
Linux : RPM Test :  perf is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20100842013 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 199e2f91fd431d51
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : perf is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169023. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-kdump-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-kdump-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20070099007 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 199e2f91fd431d51
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-kdump-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169021. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-kdump is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-kdump is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20070099008 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 199e2f91fd431d51
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-kdump is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169019. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20050092003 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 199e2f91fd431d51
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-headers is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169017. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-firmware is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-debug-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20070993007 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 199e2f91fd431d51
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-firmware is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169015. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-debug is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20070993004 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 199e2f91fd431d51
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169013. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-bootwrapper is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20100842007 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 199e2f91fd431d51
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169011. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-debug-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20070099003 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 199e2f91fd431d51
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-debug-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169009. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-debug is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20030416002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 199e2f91fd431d51
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-debug is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169007. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-bootwrapper is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
Linux : RPM Test :  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ComputeNode is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20100842004 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
version pattern match ^6[^\d]
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-bootwrapper is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169005. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-abi-whitelists is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169003. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-abi-whitelists is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20131645004. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169001. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
Linux : RPM Test :  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20100842002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
version pattern match ^6[^\d]
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : kernel earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6 is set to boot up on next boot
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169028. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel earlier than 0:2.6.32-754.14.2.el6 is currently running
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20191169027. Please see help for possible reasons

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