Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3624)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.286.2.el6uek]
- HID: hiddev: validate num_values for HIDIOCGUSAGES, HIDIOCSUSAGES
commands (Scott Bauer) [Orabug: 24798694] {CVE-2016-5829}

[2.6.39-400.286.1.el6uek]
- Revert 'rds: skip rx/tx work when destroying connection' (Brian Maly)
[Orabug: 24790158]

[2.6.39-400.285.1.el6uek]
- netfilter: x_tables: speed up jump target validation (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: enforce nul-terminated table name from getsockopt
GET_ENTRIES (Pablo Neira Ayuso) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: remove unused comefrom hookmask argument (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: introduce and use xt_copy_counters_from_user
(Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: do compat validation via translate_table (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: xt_compat_match_from_user doesn't need a retval
(Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: ip6_tables: simplify translate_compat_table args (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: ip_tables: simplify translate_compat_table args (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: arp_tables: simplify translate_compat_table args (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: don't reject valid target size on some
architectures (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate all offsets and sizes in a rule (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: check for bogus target offset (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: check standard target size too (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: add compat version of xt_check_entry_offsets
(Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: assert minimum target size (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: kill check_entry helper (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: add and use xt_check_entry_offsets (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate targets of jumps (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: fix unconditional helper (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate targets of jumps (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: don't move to non-existent next rule (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: fix unconditional helper (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: check for size overflow (Florian Westphal)
[Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- ocfs2: Fix double put of recount tree in ocfs2_lock_refcount_tree()
(Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 24587406]
- TTY: do not reset master's packet mode (Jiri Slaby) [Orabug: 24569399]
- ocfs2: Fix start offset to ocfs2_zero_range_for_truncate() (Ashish
Samant) [Orabug: 24500401]
- rds: skip rx/tx work when destroying connection (Wengang Wang)
[Orabug: 24314773]
- Revert 'IPoIB: serialize changing on tx_outstanding' (Wengang Wang)
[Orabug: 23745787]
- xen/events: document behaviour when scanning the start word for events
(Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 23083945]
- xen/events: mask events when changing their VCPU binding (Dongli
Zhang) [Orabug: 23083945]
- xen/events: initialize local per-cpu mask for all possible events
(Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 23083945]
- IB/mlx4: Replace kfree with kvfree in mlx4_ib_destroy_srq (Wengang
Wang) [Orabug: 22570922]
- NFS: Remove BUG_ON() calls from the generic writeback code (Trond
Myklebust) [Orabug: 22386565]
- ocfs2: return non-zero st_blocks for inline data (John Haxby)
[Orabug: 22218262]
- oracleasm: Classify device connectivity issues as global errors
(Martin K. Petersen) [Orabug: 21760143]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006399.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006400.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: 93905 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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