Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4084)

High Nessus Plugin ID 109386


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


Description of changes:

- scsi: iscsi_tcp: set BDI_CAP_STABLE_WRITES when data digest enabled (Jianchao Wang) [Orabug: 27726302]
- block: fix bio_will_gap() for first bvec with offset (Ming Lei) [Orabug: 27775588]
- block: relax check on sg gap (Ming Lei) [Orabug: 27775588]
- block: don't optimize for non-cloned bio in bio_get_last_bvec() (Ming Lei) [Orabug: 27775588]
- block: merge: get the 1st and last bvec via helpers (Ming Lei) [Orabug: 27775588]
- block: get the 1st and last bvec via helpers (Ming Lei) [Orabug: 27775588]
- block: check virt boundary in bio_will_gap() (Ming Lei) [Orabug: 27775588]
- block: bio: introduce helpers to get the 1st and last bvec (Ming Lei) [Orabug: 27775588]
- Failing to send a CLOSE if file is opened WRONLY and server reboots on a 4.x mount (Olga Kornievskaia) [Orabug: 27848303]
- ext4: add validity checks for bitmap block numbers (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 27854373] {CVE-2018-1093} {CVE-2018-1093}
- ocfs2: Take inode cluster lock before moving reflinked inode from orphan dir (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 27869411]
- Input: gtco - fix potential out-of-bound access (Dmitry Torokhov) [Orabug: 27869844] {CVE-2017-16643}
- Input: ims-psu - check if CDC union descriptor is sane (Dmitry Torokhov) [Orabug: 27870333] {CVE-2017-16645}
- vfio/pci: Virtualize Maximum Payload Size (Alex Williamson)
- vfio-pci: Virtualize PCIe AF FLR (Alex Williamson)
- uek-rpm: Disable DMA CMA (Jianchao Wang) [Orabug: 27892359]
- nvme-pci: fix multiple ctrl removal scheduling (Rakesh Pandit) [Orabug: 27892359]
- nvme-pci: Fix nvme queue cleanup if IRQ setup fails (Jianchao Wang) [Orabug: 27892359]
- nvme/pci: Fix stuck nvme reset (Keith Busch) [Orabug: 27892359]
- nvme: don't schedule multiple resets (Keith Busch) [Orabug: 27892359]
- blk-mq: fix use-after-free in blk_mq_free_tag_set() (Junichi Nomura) [Orabug: 27892359]
- USB: core: prevent malicious bNumInterfaces overflow (Alan Stern) [Orabug: 27895909]
- driver core: platform: fix race condition with driver_override (Adrian Salido) [Orabug: 27897874] {CVE-2017-12146}
- usb/core: usb_alloc_dev(): fix setting of ->portnum (Nicolai Stange) [Orabug: 27908746]


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109386

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4084.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/27

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12146, CVE-2017-16643, CVE-2017-16645, CVE-2018-1093