CVE-2019-8912

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jimccomfort
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CVE-2019-8912

Post by jimccomfort » 2022/09/20 13:48:59

Is there an official CENTOS 7 kernel version that resolves vulnerability CVE-2019-8912? Running kernel version 3.10.0-1160.76.1.el7.x86_64 and trying to avoid EL repo, if possible. Looking for community guidance here and want to stay with CENTOS.

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Re: CVE-2019-8912

Post by TrevorH » 2022/09/20 14:06:31

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-8912

"Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected"
CentOS 8 died a premature death at the end of 2021 - migrate to Rocky/Alma/OEL/Springdale ASAP.
Info for USB installs on http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/InstallFromUSBkey
CentOS 5 and 6 are dead, do not use them.
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Re: CVE-2019-8912

Post by jimccomfort » 2022/09/20 16:59:08

ok, think I took care of the issue. I had the old kernel installed and not in use. After I removed the old kernel, vulnerability cleared. :D

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Re: CVE-2019-8912

Post by TrevorH » 2022/09/20 17:00:48

Red Hat say this vulnerability is not and never has been present on RHEL 7 (which is the source used to build CentOS so applies to it too).
CentOS 8 died a premature death at the end of 2021 - migrate to Rocky/Alma/OEL/Springdale ASAP.
Info for USB installs on http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/InstallFromUSBkey
CentOS 5 and 6 are dead, do not use them.
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Re: CVE-2019-8912

Post by jlehtone » 2022/09/20 18:39:57

jimccomfort wrote:
2022/09/20 16:59:08
After I removed the old kernel, vulnerability cleared. :D
If the old kernel had no vulnerability (according to Red Hat), then your "vulnerability detection tool" does not actually detect vulnerabilities, but reports false positives based on some unreliable trivia. That makes one ask: how many true positives does it fail to detect.

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Re: CVE-2019-8912

Post by jimccomfort » 2022/09/20 21:17:39

nope, issue is back. test server was not picked up for vulnerability reporting. I can assume this is a false postive, potentially, but not sure why it is getting picked up. If in kernel-alt and I am on x86_64 server, not sure why that would get flagged here.

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