Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3633)

High Nessus Plugin ID 104169

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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:

[2.6.39-400.297.11.el6uek]
- mqueue: fix a use-after-free in sys_mq_notify() (Cong Wang) [Orabug: 26643562] {CVE-2017-11176}
- ipv6: avoid overflow of offset in ip6_find_1stfragopt (Sabrina Dubroca) [Orabug: 27011278] {CVE-2017-7542}
- packet: fix tp_reserve race in packet_set_ring (Willem de Bruijn) [Orabug: 27002453] {CVE-2017-1000111}

[2.6.39-400.297.10.el6uek]
- mlx4_core: calculate log_mtt based on total system memory (Wei Lin Guay) [Orabug: 26867355] - xen/x86: Add interface for querying amount of host memory (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 26867355]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-October/007306.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104169

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3633.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/26

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/07/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000111, CVE-2017-11176, CVE-2017-7542