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A kernel security and bug fix update has been released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4.



RHSA-2022:5157-01: Important: kernel security and bug fix update



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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: kernel security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2022:5157-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:5157
Issue date: 2022-06-22
CVE Names: CVE-2022-0492 CVE-2022-1729
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1. Summary:

An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4
Advanced Update Support.

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 Server AUS (v. 7.4) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 7.4) - x86_64

3. Description:

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
operating system.

Security Fix(es):

* kernel: cgroups v1 release_agent feature may allow privilege escalation
(CVE-2022-0492)

* kernel: race condition in perf_event_open leads to privilege escalation
(CVE-2022-1729)

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):

* Hitting BUG_ON() in kernel/hrtimer.c:1236 (BZ#2070209)

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/):

2051505 - CVE-2022-0492 kernel: cgroups v1 release_agent feature may allow privilege escalation
2086753 - CVE-2022-1729 kernel: race condition in perf_event_open leads to privilege escalation

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 7.4):

Source:
kernel-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.src.rpm

noarch:
kernel-abi-whitelists-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.noarch.rpm
kernel-doc-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-headers-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-tools-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-tools-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-tools-libs-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
perf-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
perf-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
python-perf-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
python-perf-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 7.4):

x86_64:
kernel-debug-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-tools-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
kernel-tools-libs-devel-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
perf-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.rpm
python-perf-debuginfo-3.10.0-693.103.1.el7.x86_64.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-2022-0492
  https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-1729
  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/

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