Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4172)

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.300.2.el6uek]
- Revert 'RDS: don't commit to queue till transport connection is up' (Santosh Shilimkar) [Orabug: 27619034] - KVM: Fix stack-out-of-bounds read in write_mmio (Wanpeng Li) [Orabug: 27951293] {CVE-2017-17741} {CVE-2017-17741}
- 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: 28049790] {CVE-2018-10087}
- 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: 28082989] {CVE-2018-10124}
- bluetooth: Validate socket address length in sco_sock_bind(). (mlevatic) [Orabug: 28130291] {CVE-2015-8575}
- x86/bug: Fix typo's from commit b2d2b5b2 (x86/fpu: Make eager FPU default) (Mihai Carabas) [Orabug: 28194606] - dccp: check sk for closed state in dccp_sendmsg() (Alexey Kodanev) [Orabug: 28220512] {CVE-2017-8824} {CVE-2018-1130}
- mm/mempolicy.c: fix error handling in set_mempolicy and mbind. (Chris Salls) [Orabug: 28242479] {CVE-2017-7616}
- xfrm: policy: check policy direction value (Vladis Dronov) [Orabug: 28264531] {CVE-2017-11600} {CVE-2017-11600}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-July/007888.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111144

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4172.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/18/2018

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: 5.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-doc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-firmware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/OracleLinux

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/17/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/8/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11600, CVE-2017-8824, CVE-2017-17741, CVE-2018-10087, CVE-2018-10124, CVE-2018-1130, CVE-2017-7616, CVE-2015-8575