Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4161)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 110997


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


Description of changes:

- block: update integrity interval after queue limits change (Ritika Srivastava) [Orabug: 27586756]
- dccp: check sk for closed state in dccp_sendmsg() (Alexey Kodanev) [Orabug: 28001529] {CVE-2017-8824} {CVE-2018-1130}
- net/rds: Implement ARP flushing correctly (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 28219857]
- net/rds: Fix incorrect bigger vs. smaller IP address check (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 28236599]
- ocfs2: Fix locking for res->tracking and dlm->tracking_list (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 28256391]
- xfrm: policy: check policy direction value (Vladis Dronov) [Orabug: 28256487] {CVE-2017-11600} {CVE-2017-11600}

- add kernel param to pre-allocate NICs (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 27870400]
- mm/mempolicy.c: fix error handling in set_mempolicy and mbind. (Chris Salls) [Orabug: 28242475] {CVE-2017-7616}
- xhci: Fix USB3 NULL pointer dereference at logical disconnect. (Mathias Nyman) [Orabug: 27426023]
- mlx4_core: restore optimal ICM memory allocation (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 27718303]
- mlx4_core: allocate ICM memory in page size chunks (Qing Huang) [Orabug: 27718303]
- kernel/signal.c: avoid undefined behaviour in kill_something_info When running kill(72057458746458112, 0) in userspace I hit the following issue. (mridula shastry) [Orabug: 28078687] {CVE-2018-10124}
- rds: tcp: compute m_ack_seq as offset from ->write_seq (Sowmini Varadhan) [Orabug: 28085214]
- ext4: fix bitmap position validation (Lukas Czerner) [Orabug: 28167032]
- net/rds: Fix bug in failover_group parsing (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 28198749]
- sctp: verify size of a new chunk in _sctp_make_chunk() (Alexey Kodanev) [Orabug: 28240074] {CVE-2018-5803}

- netfilter: xt_TCPMSS: add more sanity tests on tcph->doff (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 27896802] {CVE-2017-18017}
- kernel/exit.c: avoid undefined behaviour when calling wait4() wait4(-2147483648, 0x20, 0, 0xdd0000) triggers: UBSAN: Undefined behaviour in kernel/exit.c:1651:9 (mridula shastry) [Orabug: 28049778] {CVE-2018-10087}
- x86/bugs/module: Provide retpoline_modules_only parameter to fail non-retpoline modules (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk) [Orabug: 28071992]


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 110997

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4161.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/11

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11600, CVE-2017-18017, CVE-2017-7616, CVE-2017-8824, CVE-2018-10087, CVE-2018-10124, CVE-2018-1130, CVE-2018-5803