Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4244)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118054


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


Description of changes:

- bnxt_en: xdp: don't make drivers report attachment mode (partial backport) (Somasundaram Krishnasamy) [Orabug: 27988326]
- bpf: make bnxt compatible w/ bpf_xdp_adjust_tail (Nikita V. Shirokov) [Orabug: 27988326]
- bnxt_en: add meta pointer for direct access (partial backport) (Somasundaram Krishnasamy) [Orabug: 27988326]
- bnxt_en: Fix bug in ethtool -L. (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 27988326]
- bpf: bnxt: Report bpf_prog ID during XDP_QUERY_PROG (Martin KaFai Lau) [Orabug: 27988326]
- bnxt_en: Optimize doorbell write operations for newer chips (reapply). (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 27988326]
- bnxt_en: Use short TX BDs for the XDP TX ring. (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 27988326]
- bnxt_en: Add ethtool mac loopback self test (reapply). (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 27988326]
- bnxt_en: Add support for XDP_TX action. (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 27988326]
- bnxt_en: Add basic XDP support. (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 27988326]
- x86/ia32: Restore r8 correctly in 32bit SYSCALL instruction entry. (Gayatri Vasudevan) [Orabug: 28529706]
- net: enable RPS on vlan devices (Shannon Nelson) [Orabug: 28645929]
- xen-blkback: hold write vbd-lock while swapping the vbd (Ankur Arora) [Orabug: 28651655]
- xen-blkback: implement swapping of active vbd (Ankur Arora) [Orabug: 28651655]
- xen-blkback: emit active physical device to xenstore (Ankur Arora) [Orabug: 28651655]
- xen-blkback: refactor backend_changed() (Ankur Arora) [Orabug: 28651655]
- xen-blkback: pull out blkif grant features from vbd (Ankur Arora) [Orabug: 28651655]
- mm: get rid of vmacache_flush_all() entirely (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 28701016] {CVE-2018-17182}

- rds: crash at rds_ib_inc_copy_to_user+104 due to NULL ptr reference (Venkat Venkatsubra) [Orabug: 28506569]

- IB/core: For multicast functions, verify that LIDs are multicast LIDs (Michael J. Ruhl) [Orabug: 28700490]


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118054

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4244.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/11

Updated: 2019/07/24

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 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: 2018/10/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17182