Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2019-15031: kernel security update

Back to Search

Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2019-15031: kernel security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/13/2019
Created
10/01/2019
Added
09/30/2019
Modified
03/05/2020

Description

In the Linux kernel through 5.2.14 on the powerpc platform, a local user can read vector registers of other users' processes via an interrupt. To exploit the venerability, a local user starts a transaction (via the hardware transactional memory instruction tbegin) and then accesses vector registers. At some point, the vector registers will be corrupted with the values from a different local Linux process, because MSR_TM_ACTIVE is misused in arch/powerpc/kernel/process.c.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-bpftool
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-kernel-source
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-python-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-python3-perf

References

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-bpftool
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-kernel-source
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-python-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-python3-perf

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;