Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3636)

high Nessus Plugin ID 104370
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Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.19.12.el7uek]
- nvme: Drop nvmeq->q_lock before dma_pool_alloc(), so as to prevent hard lockups (Aruna Ramakrishna) [Orabug: 25409587]

[3.8.13-118.19.11.el7uek]
- nvme: Handle PM1725 HIL reset (Martin K. Petersen) [Orabug: 26277600]
- char: lp: fix possible integer overflow in lp_setup() (Willy Tarreau) [Orabug: 26403940] {CVE-2017-1000363}
- ALSA: timer: Fix missing queue indices reset at SNDRV_TIMER_IOCTL_SELECT (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 26403956] {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: Fix race between read and ioctl (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 26403956] {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: fix NULL pointer dereference in read()/ioctl() race (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 26403956] {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: Fix negative queue usage by racy accesses (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 26403956] {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: Fix race at concurrent reads (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 26403956] {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ALSA: timer: Fix race among timer ioctls (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 26403956] {CVE-2017-1000380}
- ipv6/dccp: do not inherit ipv6_mc_list from parent (WANG Cong) [Orabug: 26404005] {CVE-2017-9077}
- ocfs2: fix deadlock issue when taking inode lock at vfs entry points (Eric Ren) [Orabug: 26427126]
- ocfs2/dlmglue: prepare tracking logic to avoid recursive cluster lock (Eric Ren) [Orabug: 26427126]
- ping: implement proper locking (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 26540286] {CVE-2017-2671}
- aio: mark AIO pseudo-fs noexec (Jann Horn) [Orabug: 26643598] {CVE-2016-10044}
- vfs: Commit to never having exectuables on proc and sysfs. (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 26643598] {CVE-2016-10044}
- vfs, writeback: replace FS_CGROUP_WRITEBACK with SB_I_CGROUPWB (Tejun Heo) [Orabug: 26643598] {CVE-2016-10044}
- x86/acpi: Prevent out of bound access caused by broken ACPI tables (Seunghun Han) [Orabug: 26643645] {CVE-2017-11473}
- sctp: do not inherit ipv6_{mc|ac|fl}_list from parent (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 26650883] {CVE-2017-9075}
- [media] saa7164: fix double fetch PCIe access condition (Steven Toth) [Orabug: 26675142] {CVE-2017-8831}
- [media] saa7164: fix sparse warnings (Hans Verkuil) [Orabug: 26675142] {CVE-2017-8831}
- fs: __generic_file_splice_read retry lookup on AOP_TRUNCATED_PAGE (Abhi Das) [Orabug: 26797306]
- timerfd: Protect the might cancel mechanism proper (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 26899787] {CVE-2017-10661}
- scsi: scsi_transport_iscsi: fix the issue that iscsi_if_rx doesn't parse nlmsg properly (Xin Long) [Orabug: 26988627] {CVE-2017-14489}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-November/007321.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-November/007322.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104370

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3636.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/3/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.19.12.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.19.12.el7uek, 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, 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: 11/2/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/7/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10044, CVE-2017-1000363, CVE-2017-1000380, CVE-2017-10661, CVE-2017-11473, CVE-2017-14489, CVE-2017-2671, CVE-2017-8831, CVE-2017-9075, CVE-2017-9077