Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3565)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 100233


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


Description of changes:

kernel-uek [4.1.12-94.3.4.el7uek]
- ipv6: catch a null skb before using it in a DTRACE (Shannon Nelson) [Orabug: 26075879]
- sparc64: Do not retain old VM_SPARC_ADI flag when protection changes on page (Khalid Aziz) [Orabug: 26038830]

- nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 25986971] {CVE-2017-7895}

- sparc64: Detect DAX ra+pgsz when hvapi minor doesn't indicate it (Rob Gardner) [Orabug: 25997533]
- sparc64: DAX memory will use RA+PGSZ feature in HV (Rob Gardner) [Orabug: 25997533] [Orabug: 25931417]
- sparc64: Disable DAX flow control (Rob Gardner) [Orabug: 25997226]
- sparc64: DAX memory needs persistent mappings (Rob Gardner) [Orabug: 25997137]
- sparc64: Fix incorrect error print in DAX driver when validating ccb (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996975]
- sparc64: DAX request for non 4MB memory should return with unique errno (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996823]
- sparc64: DAX request to mmap non 4MB memory should fail with a debug print (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996823]
- sparc64: DAX request for non 4MB memory should return with unique errno (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996823]
- sparc64: Incorrect print by DAX driver when old driver API is used (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996790]
- sparc64: DAX request to dequeue half of a long CCB should not succeed (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996747]
- sparc64: dax_overflow_check reports incorrect data (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996655]
- sparc64: Ignored DAX ref count causes lockup (Rob Gardner) [Orabug: 25996628]
- sparc64: disable dax page range checking on RA (Rob Gardner) [Orabug: 25996546]
- sparc64: Oracle Data Analytics Accelerator (DAX) driver (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996522]
- sparc64: Add DAX hypervisor services (Allen Pais) [Orabug: 25996475]
- sparc64: create/destroy cpu sysfs dynamically (Atish Patra) [Orabug: 21775890] [Orabug: 25216469]
- megaraid: Fix unaligned warning (Allen Pais) [Orabug: 24817799]

- Re-enable SDP for uek-nano kernel (Ashok Vairavan) [Orabug: 25968572]
- xsigo: Compute node crash on FC failover (Pradeep Gopanapalli) [Orabug: 25946533]
- NVMe: Set affinity after allocating request queues (Keith Busch) [Orabug: 25945973]
- nvme: use an integer value to Linux errno values (Christoph Hellwig) [Orabug: 25945973]
- blk-mq: fix racy updates of rq->errors (Christoph Hellwig) [Orabug: 25945973]
- x86/apic: Handle zero vector gracefully in clear_vector_irq() (Keith Busch) [Orabug: 24515998]
- PCI: Prevent VPD access for QLogic ISP2722 (Ethan Zhao) [Orabug: 24819170]
- PCI: Prevent VPD access for buggy devices (Babu Moger) [Orabug: 24819170]
- ipv6: Skip XFRM lookup if dst_entry in socket cache is valid (Jakub Sitnicki) [Orabug: 25525433]
- Btrfs: don't BUG_ON() in btrfs_orphan_add (Josef Bacik) [Orabug: 25534945]
- Btrfs: clarify do_chunk_alloc()'s return value (Liu Bo) [Orabug: 25534945]
- btrfs: flush_space: treat return value of do_chunk_alloc properly (Alex Lyakas) [Orabug: 25534945]
- Revert '[SCSI] libiscsi: Reduce locking contention in fast path' (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 25721518]
- qla2xxx: Allow vref count to timeout on vport delete. (Joe Carnuccio) [Orabug: 25862953]
- Drivers: hv: kvp: fix IP Failover (Vitaly Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 25866691]
- Drivers: hv: util: Pass the channel information during the init call (K. Y. Srinivasan) [Orabug: 25866691]
- Drivers: hv: utils: run polling callback always in interrupt context (Olaf Hering) [Orabug: 25866691]
- Drivers: hv: util: Increase the timeout for util services (K. Y. Srinivasan) [Orabug: 25866691]
- Drivers: hv: kvp: check kzalloc return value (Vitaly Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 25866691]
- Drivers: hv: fcopy: dynamically allocate smsg_out in fcopy_send_data() (Vitaly Kuznetsov)
- Drivers: hv: vss: full handshake support (Vitaly Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 25866691]
- xen: Make VPMU init message look less scary (Juergen Gross) [Orabug: 25873416]
- udp: properly support MSG_PEEK with truncated buffers (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25876652] {CVE-2016-10229}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100233

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3565.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/17

Modified: 2018/02/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-94.3.4.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-94.3.4.el7uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-doc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-firmware, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10229, CVE-2017-7895

OSVDB: 156529, 156530