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

High Nessus Plugin ID 118054

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[4.1.12-124.20.1.el7uek]
- 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}

[4.1.12-124.19.9.el7uek]
- rds: crash at rds_ib_inc_copy_to_user+104 due to NULL ptr reference (Venkat Venkatsubra) [Orabug: 28506569]

[4.1.12-124.19.8.el7uek]
- IB/core: For multicast functions, verify that LIDs are multicast LIDs (Michael J. Ruhl) [Orabug: 28700490]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-October/008128.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-October/008129.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118054

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4244.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/11

Modified: 2018/10/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17182