Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : unbreakable enterprise kernel (ELSA-2013-2585)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.33.3.el5uek]
- af_key: fix info leaks in notify messages (Mathias Krause) [Orabug:
17837974] {CVE-2013-2234}
- drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c: use kzalloc() for failing hardware (Jonathan
Salwan) [Orabug: 17837971] {CVE-2013-2164}
- fs/compat_ioctl.c: VIDEO_SET_SPU_PALETTE missing error check (Kees
Cook) [Orabug: 17837966] {CVE-2013-1928}
- Bluetooth: RFCOMM - Fix info leak in ioctl(RFCOMMGETDEVLIST) (Mathias
Krause) [Orabug: 17837959] {CVE-2012-6545}
- Bluetooth: RFCOMM - Fix info leak via getsockname() (Mathias Krause)
[Orabug: 17838023] {CVE-2012-6545}
- llc: Fix missing msg_namelen update in llc_ui_recvmsg() (Mathias
Krause) [Orabug: 17837945] {CVE-2013-3231}
- HID: pantherlord: validate output report details (Kees Cook) [Orabug:
17837942] {CVE-2013-2892}
- HID: zeroplus: validate output report details (Kees Cook) [Orabug:
17837936] {CVE-2013-2889}
- HID: provide a helper for validating hid reports (Kees Cook) [Orabug:
17837936] - NFSv4: Check for buffer length in __nfs4_get_acl_uncached
(Sven Wegener) [Orabug: 17837931] {CVE-2013-4591}
- ansi_cprng: Fix off by one error in non-block size request (Neil
Horman) [Orabug: 17837999] {CVE-2013-4345}
- HID: validate HID report id size (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 17837925]
{CVE-2013-2888}
- ipv6: remove max_addresses check from ipv6_create_tempaddr (Hannes
Frederic Sowa) [Orabug: 17837923] {CVE-2013-0343}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-November/003837.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-November/003838.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false