Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4001)

high Nessus Plugin ID 105520
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VPR Score: 6.7


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


Description of changes:

- fuse: Call end_queued_requests() after releasing fc->lock in fuse_dev_release() (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 26431550]
- rds: Fix inaccurate accounting of unsignaled wrs in rds_ib_xmit_rdma (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 27097105]
- rds: Fix inaccurate accounting of unsignaled wrs (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 27097105]
- rds: ib: Fix NULL pointer dereference in debug code (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 27116566]
- bnx2x: fix slowpath null crash (Zhu Yanjun) [Orabug: 27133587]
- rds: System panic if RDS netfilter is enabled and RDS/TCP is used (Ka-Cheong Poon) [Orabug: 27150029]
- USB: serial: console: fix use-after-free after failed setup (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 27206830] {CVE-2017-16525}
- mlx4: Subscribe to PXM notifier (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pci: Add PXM node notifier for PXM (NUMA) changes. (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pcifront: Walk the PCI bus after XenStore notification (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- uwb: properly check kthread_run return value (Andrey Konovalov) [Orabug: 27206880] {CVE-2017-16526}
- ALSA: usb-audio: Check out-of-bounds access by corrupted buffer descriptor (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 27206923] {CVE-2017-16529}
- USB: uas: fix bug in handling of alternate settings (Alan Stern) [Orabug: 27206999] {CVE-2017-16530}
- USB: fix out-of-bounds in usb_set_configuration (Greg Kroah-Hartman) [Orabug: 27207224] {CVE-2017-16531}
- HID: usbhid: fix out-of-bounds bug (Jaejoong Kim) [Orabug: 27207918] {CVE-2017-16533}
- USB: core: fix out-of-bounds access bug in usb_get_bos_descriptor() (Alan Stern) [Orabug: 27207970] {CVE-2017-16535}
- [media] cx231xx-cards: fix NULL-deref on missing association descriptor (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 27208047] {CVE-2017-16536}
- Replace max_t() with sub_positive() in dequeue_entity_load_avg() (Gayatri Vasudevan) [Orabug: 27222316]
- sched/fair: Fix cfs_rq avg tracking underflow (Gayatri Vasudevan) [Orabug: 27222316]
- KVM: nVMX: Fix vmx_check_nested_events() return value in case an event was reinjected to L2 (Liran Alon) [Orabug: 27250111]
- KVM: VMX: use kvm_event_needs_reinjection (Wanpeng Li) [Orabug: 27250111]
- KVM: nVMX: Fix pending events injection (Wanpeng Li) [Orabug: 27250111]


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105520

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4001.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/4/2018

Updated: 9/27/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/3/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/4/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16525, CVE-2017-16526, CVE-2017-16529, CVE-2017-16530, CVE-2017-16531, CVE-2017-16533, CVE-2017-16535, CVE-2017-16536