Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4211)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117446

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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:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.24.1.el7uek]
- mm/mempolicy: fix use after free when calling get_mempolicy (zhong jiang) [Orabug: 28022108] {CVE-2018-10675}
- Fix up non-directory creation in SGID directories (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 28459478] {CVE-2018-13405}
- ALSA: seq: Make ioctls race-free (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 28459729] {CVE-2018-7566}
- ALSA: seq: Fix racy pool initializations (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 28459729] {CVE-2018-7566}
- posix-timer: Properly check sigevent->sigev_notify (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 28481409] {CVE-2017-18344}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-September/008017.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-September/008018.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117446

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4211.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/12

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.24.1.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.24.1.el7uek, 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: 2018/09/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/30

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18344, CVE-2018-10675, CVE-2018-13405, CVE-2018-7566