Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3576)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 100451


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


Description of changes:

- dccp/tcp: do not inherit mc_list from parent (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 26108573] {CVE-2017-8890}

- cifs: adjust sequence number downward after signing NT_CANCEL request (Albert Barbe)
- nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 25986995] {CVE-2017-7895}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100451

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3576.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/26

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: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

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: 2017/05/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7895, CVE-2017-8890

OSVDB: 156529, 156530, 157334