Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3566)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 100234


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


Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.18.2.el7uek]
- nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 25986990] {CVE-2017-7895}

- fnic: Update fnic driver version to (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 24448585]
- xen-netfront: Rework the fix for Rx stall during OOM and network stress (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25450703]
- xen-netfront: Fix Rx stall during network stress and OOM (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25450703]
- ipv6: Skip XFRM lookup if dst_entry in socket cache is valid (Jakub Sitnicki)
- uek-rpm: enable CONFIG_KSPLICE. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809]
- ksplice: add sysctls for determining Ksplice features. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809]
- signal: protect SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE from unintentional clearing. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809]
- VSOCK: Fix lockdep issue. (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25559937]
- VSOCK: sock_put wasn't safe to call in interrupt context (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25559937]
- IB/CORE: sync the resouce access in fmr_pool (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 25677469]
- KVM: x86: fix emulation of 'MOV SS, null selector' (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 25719675] {CVE-2017-2583} {CVE-2017-2583}
- ext4: validate s_first_meta_bg at mount time (Eryu Guan) [Orabug: 25719738] {CVE-2016-10208}
- sctp: avoid BUG_ON on sctp_wait_for_sndbuf (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25719810] {CVE-2017-5986}
- tcp: avoid infinite loop in tcp_splice_read() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25720813] {CVE-2017-6214}
- lpfc cannot establish connection with targets that send PRLI under P2P mode (Joe Jin) [Orabug: 25759083]
- USB: visor: fix null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25796594] {CVE-2016-2782}
- ipc/shm: Fix shmat mmap nil-page protection (Davidlohr Bueso) [Orabug: 25797012] {CVE-2017-5669}
- vhost: actually track log eventfd file (Marc-Andr&eacute Lureau) [Orabug: 25797052] {CVE-2015-6252}
- xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE incoming ESN size harder (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814663] {CVE-2017-7184}
- xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE XFRMA_REPLAY_ESN_VAL replay_window (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814663] {CVE-2017-7184}
- KEYS: Remove key_type::match in favour of overriding default by match_preparse (Aniket Alshi) [Orabug: 25823962] {CVE-2017-2647} {CVE-2017-2647}
- USB: whiteheat: fix potential null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25825105] {CVE-2015-5257} {CVE-2015-5257}
- udf: Check path length when reading symlink (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25871102] {CVE-2015-9731}
- udp: properly support MSG_PEEK with truncated buffers (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25876655] {CVE-2016-10229}
- block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 25877530] {CVE-2016-7910}
- Revert 'fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex()' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25790392] {CVE-2016-9644}
- net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766911] {CVE-2016-8399}
- ipv6: stop sending PTB packets for MTU < 1280 (Hagen Paul Pfeifer) [Orabug: 25765776] {CVE-2016-10142}
- sg_write()/bsg_write() is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765445] {CVE-2016-10088}
- scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25751996] {CVE-2017-7187}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100234

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3566.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

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-3.8.13-118.18.2.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.18.2.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-2015-5257, CVE-2015-6252, CVE-2015-9731, CVE-2016-10088, CVE-2016-10142, CVE-2016-10208, CVE-2016-10229, CVE-2016-2782, CVE-2016-7910, CVE-2016-8399, CVE-2016-9644, CVE-2017-2583, CVE-2017-2647, CVE-2017-5669, CVE-2017-5986, CVE-2017-6214, CVE-2017-7184, CVE-2017-7187, CVE-2017-7895

OSVDB: 126403, 128036, 135143, 147763, 150690, 152094, 152453, 152521, 153853, 154627, 156529, 156530