Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-1615-1) (Stack Clash)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 101138


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


Description of changes:

- [3.10.0-514.]
- [ipc] ipc/sem.c: bugfix for semctl(,,GETZCNT) (Manfred Spraul) [orabug 22552377]
- Oracle Linux certificates (Alexey Petrenko)
- Oracle Linux RHCK Module Signing Key was compiled into kernel (olkmod_signing_key.x509)(<A HREF=''>alexey.petrenko at</A>)
- Update x509.genkey [bug 24817676]

- [mm] enlarge stack guard gap (Larry Woodman) [1452732 1452733] {CVE-2017-1000364}
- Revert: [md] dm mirror: use all available legs on multiple failures (Mike Snitzer) [1449176 1383444]

- [lib] kobject: grab an extra reference on kobject->sd to allow duplicate deletes (Aristeu Rozanski) [1454851 1427252]
- [kernel] module: When modifying a module's text ignore modules which are going away too (Aaron Tomlin) [1454684 1386313]
- [kernel] module: Ensure a module's state is set accordingly during module coming cleanup code (Aaron Tomlin) [1454684 1386313]
- [net] vxlan: do not output confusing error message (Jiri Benc) [1454636 1445054]
- [net] vxlan: correctly handle ipv6.disable module parameter (Jiri Benc) [1454636 1445054]
- [iommu] vt-d: fix range computation when making room for large pages (Alex Williamson) [1450856 1435612]
- [fs] nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops ('J. Bruce Fields') [1449282 1443204] {CVE-2017-7895}
- [fs] nfsd4: minor NFSv2/v3 write decoding cleanup ('J. Bruce Fields') [1449282 1443204] {CVE-2017-7895}
- [md] dm mirror: use all available legs on multiple failures (Mike Snitzer) [1449176 1383444]
- [fs] nfsd: check for oversized NFSv2/v3 arguments ('J. Bruce Fields') [1447642 1442407] {CVE-2017-7645}
- [scsi] ses: don't get power status of SES device slot on probe (Gustavo Duarte) [1446650 1434768]
- [scsi] ipr: do not set DID_PASSTHROUGH on CHECK CONDITION (Steve Best) [1446649 1441747]
- [net] macsec: dynamically allocate space for sglist (Sabrina Dubroca) [1445546 1445545] {CVE-2017-7477}
- [net] macsec: avoid heap overflow in skb_to_sgvec (Sabrina Dubroca) [1445546 1445545] {CVE-2017-7477}
- [fs] gfs2: Allow glocks to be unlocked after withdraw (Robert S Peterson) [1433882 1404005]
- [net] tcp: avoid infinite loop in tcp_splice_read() (Davide Caratti) [1430579 1430580] {CVE-2017-6214}
- [mm] vma_merge: correct false positive from
__vma_unlink->validate_mm_rb (Andrea Arcangeli) [1428840 1374548]
- [mm] vma_merge: fix race vm_page_prot race condition against rmap_walk (Andrea Arcangeli) [1428840 1374548]
- [mm] fix use-after-free if memory allocation failed in vma_adjust() (Andrea Arcangeli) [1428840 1374548]
- [x86] kvm: x86: fix emulation of 'MOV SS, null selector' (Radim Krcmar) [1414742 1414743] {CVE-2017-2583}
- [powerpc] prom: Increase minimum RMA size to 512MB (Gustavo Duarte) [1450041 1411321]
- [pci] pciehp: Prioritize data-link event over presence detect (Myron Stowe) [1450124 1435818]
- [pci] pciehp: Don't re-read Slot Status when queuing hotplug event (Myron Stowe) [1450124 1435818]
- [pci] pciehp: Process all hotplug events before looking for new ones (Myron Stowe) [1450124 1435818]
- [pci] pciehp: Rename pcie_isr() locals for clarity (Myron Stowe) [1450124 1435818]

- [scsi] lpfc: Fix panic on BFS configuration (Maurizio Lombardi) [1452044 1443116]
- [vfio] type1: Reduce repetitive calls in vfio_pin_pages_remote() (Alex Williamson) [1450855 1438403]
- [vfio] type1: Remove locked page accounting workqueue (Alex Williamson) [1450855 1438403]
- [fs] nfs: Allow getattr to also report readdirplus cache hits (Dave Wysochanski) [1450851 1442068]
- [fs] nfs: Be more targeted about readdirplus use when doing lookup/revalidation (Dave Wysochanski) [1450851 1442068]
- [fs] nfs: Fix a performance regression in readdir (Dave Wysochanski) [1450851 1442068]
- [x86] xen: do not re-use pirq number cached in pci device msi msg data (Vitaly Kuznetsov) [1450037 1433831]
- [powerpc] mm: Add missing global TLB invalidate if cxl is active (Steve Best) [1449178 1440776]
- [powerpc] boot: Fix zImage TOC alignment (Gustavo Duarte) [1444343 1395838]

- [scsi] qla2xxx: Defer marking device lost when receiving an RSCN (Himanshu Madhani) [1446246 1436940]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Fix typo in driver (Himanshu Madhani) [1446246 1436940]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Fix crash in qla2xxx_eh_abort on bad ptr (Himanshu Madhani) [1446246 1436940]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Avoid that issuing a LIP triggers a kernel crash (Himanshu Madhani) [1446246 1436940]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Add fix to read correct register value for ISP82xx (Himanshu Madhani) [1446246 1436940]
- [scsi] qla2xxx: Disable the adapter and skip error recovery in case of register disconnect (Himanshu Madhani) [1446246 1436940]

- [mm] hugetlb: don't use reserved during VM_SHARED mapping cow (Larry Woodman) [1445184 1385473]


Update the affected kernel packages. Note that the updated package may not be immediately available from the package repository or its mirrors.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 101138

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-1615-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/30

Modified: 2017/10/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 8.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python-perf, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000364, CVE-2017-2583, CVE-2017-6214, CVE-2017-7477, CVE-2017-7645, CVE-2017-7895

IAVA: 2017-A-0288