Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3607)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102624

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.297.6.el6uek]
- l2tp: fix racy SOCK_ZAPPED flag check in l2tp_ip{,6}_bind() (Guillaume Nault) [Orabug: 26586050] {CVE-2016-10200}
- xfs: fix two memory leaks in xfs_attr_list.c error paths (Mateusz Guzik) [Orabug: 26586024] {CVE-2016-9685}
- KEYS: Disallow keyrings beginning with '.' to be joined as session keyrings (David Howells) [Orabug: 26586002] {CVE-2016-9604}
- ipv6: fix out of bound writes in __ip6_append_data() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 26578202] {CVE-2017-9242}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-August/007145.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102624

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3607.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/21

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/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: 2017/08/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/12/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10200, CVE-2016-9604, CVE-2016-9685, CVE-2017-9242