Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3640)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104565

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[4.1.12-103.9.4.el7uek]
- thp: run vma_adjust_trans_huge() outside i_mmap_rwsem (Kirill A. Shutemov) [Orabug: 27026180]

[4.1.12-103.9.3.el7uek]
- selinux: fix off-by-one in setprocattr (Stephen Smalley) [Orabug: 27001717] {CVE-2017-2618} {CVE-2017-2618} {CVE-2017-2618}
- sysctl: Drop reference added by grab_header in proc_sys_readdir (Zhou Chengming) [Orabug: 27036903] {CVE-2016-9191} {CVE-2016-9191} {CVE-2016-9191}
- KEYS: prevent KEYCTL_READ on negative key (Eric Biggers) [Orabug: 27050248] {CVE-2017-12192}
- IB/ipoib: For sendonly join free the multicast group on leave (Christoph Lameter) [Orabug: 27077718]
- IB/ipoib: increase the max mcast backlog queue (Doug Ledford) [Orabug: 27077718]
- IB/ipoib: Make sendonly multicast joins create the mcast group (Doug Ledford) [Orabug: 27077718]
- IB/ipoib: Expire sendonly multicast joins (Christoph Lameter) [Orabug: 27077718]
- IB/ipoib: Suppress warning for send only join failures (Jason Gunthorpe) [Orabug: 27077718]
- IB/ipoib: Clean up send-only multicast joins (Doug Ledford) [Orabug: 27077718]
- netlink: allow to listen 'all' netns (Nicolas Dichtel) [Orabug: 27077944]
- netlink: rename private flags and states (Nicolas Dichtel) [Orabug: 27077944]
- netns: use a spin_lock to protect nsid management (Nicolas Dichtel) [Orabug: 27077944]
- netns: notify new nsid outside __peernet2id() (Nicolas Dichtel) [Orabug: 27077944]
- netns: rename peernet2id() to peernet2id_alloc() (Nicolas Dichtel) [Orabug: 27077944]
- netns: always provide the id to rtnl_net_fill() (Nicolas Dichtel) [Orabug: 27077944]
- netns: returns always an id in __peernet2id() (Nicolas Dichtel) [Orabug: 27077944]
- Hang/soft lockup in d_invalidate with simultaneous calls (Al Viro) [Orabug: 27052681]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-November/007329.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-November/007330.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 104565

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3640.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/15

Updated: 2019/04/01

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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: 2017/11/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9191, CVE-2017-12192, CVE-2017-2618