Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-2473-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102533


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


Description of changes:

- 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]

- [fs] dentry name snapshots (Miklos Szeredi) [1471131 1470403] {CVE-2017-7533}
- [fs] fix the regression from 'direct-io: Fix negative return from dio read beyond eof' (Eric Sandeen) [1475669 1473549]
- [fs] direct-io: Fix negative return from dio read beyond eof (Eric Sandeen) [1475669 1473549]


Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102533

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-2473-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/17

Modified: 2017/08/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7533

OSVDB: 162491