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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2019-3901: kernel security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2019-3901: kernel security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/22/2019
Created
05/31/2019
Added
05/30/2019
Modified
05/30/2019

Description

A race condition in perf_event_open() allows local attackers to leak sensitive data from setuid programs. As no relevant locks (in particular the cred_guard_mutex) are held during the ptrace_may_access() call, it is possible for the specified target task to perform an execve() syscall with setuid execution before perf_event_alloc() actually attaches to it, allowing an attacker to bypass the ptrace_may_access() check and the perf_event_exit_task(current) call that is performed in install_exec_creds() during privileged execve() calls. This issue affects kernel versions before 4.8.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-python-perf

References

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-python-perf

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