Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4234)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117849

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.301.2.el6uek]
- exec: Limit arg stack to at most 75% of _STK_LIM (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 28710024] {CVE-2018-14634}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-September/008099.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117849

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4234.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/01

Modified: 2018/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

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: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14634