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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102533

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[3.10.0-693.1.1.OL7]
- Oracle Linux certificates (Alexey Petrenko)
- Oracle Linux RHCK Module Signing Key was compiled into kernel (olkmod_signing_key.x509)(<A HREF='https://oss.oracle.com/mailman/listinfo/el-errata'>alexey.petrenko at oracle.com</A>)
- Update x509.genkey [bug 24817676]

[3.10.0-693.1.1]
- [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]

Solution

Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-August/007130.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102533

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

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/17

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

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