Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4145)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110585

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.299.3.el6uek]
- x86/fpu: Make eager FPU default (Mihai Carabas) [Orabug: 28156175] {CVE-2018-3665}
- ALSA: hrtimer: Fix stall by hrtimer_cancel() (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 22876528] {CVE-2016-2549}
- ALSA: timer: Harden slave timer list handling (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 22876528] {CVE-2016-2547} {CVE-2016-2548}
- ALSA: timer: Fix double unlink of active_list (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 22876528] {CVE-2016-2545}
- ALSA: seq: Fix missing NULL check at remove_events ioctl (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 22876528] {CVE-2016-2543}
- ALSA: seq: Fix race at timer setup and close (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 22876528] {CVE-2016-2544}
- ALSA: usb-audio: avoid freeing umidi object twice (Andrey Konovalov) [Orabug: 22876528] {CVE-2016-2384}
- mlx4_ib: DREQ silently dropped by PF passive side (Venkat Venkatsubra) [Orabug: 25090540] - net: tcpdump fails with EFAULT (Venkat Venkatsubra) [Orabug: 25209691] - x86/spec: Remove rescan_spec_ctrl_feature as it's not needed anymore (Krish Sadhukhan) [Orabug: 27934121]

[2.6.39-400.299.2.el6uek]
- perf/hwbp: Simplify the perf-hwbp code, fix documentation (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 27947612] {CVE-2018-1000199}
- Revert 'perf/hwbp: Simplify the perf-hwbp code, fix documentation' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 27947612]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-June/007793.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110585

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4145.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/18

Modified: 2018/06/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.9

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 6.2

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

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: 2018/06/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2384, CVE-2016-2543, CVE-2016-2544, CVE-2016-2545, CVE-2016-2547, CVE-2016-2548, CVE-2016-2549, CVE-2018-1000199, CVE-2018-3665