Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3003)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-55.1.5.el7uek]
- [CIFS] Possible null ptr deref in SMB2_tcon (Steve French) [Orabug:
20433140] {CVE-2014-7145}

[3.8.13-55.1.4.el7uek]
- net: sctp: fix NULL pointer dereference in af->from_addr_param on
malformed packet (Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 20425332] {CVE-2014-7841}

[3.8.13-55.1.3.el7uek]
- ACPI: x2apic entry ignored (Cathy Avery) [Orabug: 19475776] - i40e:
relax the firmware API version check (Shannon Nelson) [Orabug: 20216831]
- x86, fpu: remove the logic of non-eager fpu mem allocation at the
first usage (Annie Li) [Orabug: 20232585]
- iommu/{vt-d,amd}: Remove multifunction assumption around grouping
(Alex Williamson) [Orabug: 20192796]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-January/004820.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-January/004821.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81100 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69867
71081

CVE ID: CVE-2014-7145
CVE-2014-7841

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