Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3623)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-118.13.2.el7uek]
- HID: hiddev: validate num_values for HIDIOCGUSAGES, HIDIOCSUSAGES
commands (Scott Bauer) [Orabug: 24798695] {CVE-2016-5829}

[3.8.13-118.13.1.el7uek]
- Revert 'rds: skip rx/tx work when destroying connection' (Brian Maly)
[Orabug: 24790116]

[3.8.13-118.12.1.el7uek]
- scsi_sysfs: protect against double execution of __scsi_remove_device()
(Vitaly Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 23720563]
- ocfs2: Fix double put of recount tree in ocfs2_lock_refcount_tree()
(Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 24691666]
- netfilter: x_tables: speed up jump target validation (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: enforce nul-terminated table name from getsockopt
GET_ENTRIES (Pablo Neira Ayuso) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: remove unused comefrom hookmask argument (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: introduce and use xt_copy_counters_from_user
(Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: do compat validation via translate_table (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: xt_compat_match_from_user doesn't need a retval
(Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: ip6_tables: simplify translate_compat_table args (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: ip_tables: simplify translate_compat_table args (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: arp_tables: simplify translate_compat_table args (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: don't reject valid target size on some
architectures (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate all offsets and sizes in a rule (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: check for bogus target offset (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: check standard target size too (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: add compat version of xt_check_entry_offsets
(Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: assert minimum target size (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: kill check_entry helper (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: add and use xt_check_entry_offsets (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate targets of jumps (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: fix unconditional helper (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate targets of jumps (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: don't move to non-existent next rule (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: fix unconditional helper (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: check for size overflow (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- NFSv4: Fail I/O if the state recovery fails irrevocably (Trond
Myklebust) [Orabug: 24681407]
- rds: skip rx/tx work when destroying connection (Wengang Wang)
[Orabug: 24395795]
- ocfs2: Fix start offset to ocfs2_zero_range_for_truncate() (Ashish
Samant) [Orabug: 23747627]
- sched/core: Clear the root_domain cpumasks in init_rootdomain()
(Xunlei Pang) [Orabug: 23518545]
- ocfs2: move dquot_initialize() in ocfs2_delete_inode() somewhat later
(Jan Kara) [Orabug: 23097098]
- fuse: fix typo while displaying fuse numa mount option (Ashish Samant)
- IB/mlx4: Replace kfree with kvfree in mlx4_ib_destroy_srq (Wengang
Wang) [Orabug: 22570521]
- ocfs2: return non-zero st_blocks for inline data (John Haxby)
[Orabug: 22218260]
- watchdog: update watchdog_thresh properly (Michal Hocko) [Orabug:
21868337]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006397.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006398.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93904 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3134
CVE-2016-5829

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