Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4250)

high Nessus Plugin ID 118107
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Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.302.2.el6uek]
- Revert 'Fix up non-directory creation in SGID directories' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 28781234]

[2.6.39-400.302.1.el6uek]
- Fix up non-directory creation in SGID directories (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 28459479] {CVE-2018-13405}
- ALSA: seq: Make ioctls race-free (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 28459730] {CVE-2018-7566}
- rds: CVE-2018-7492: Fix NULL pointer dereference in __rds_rdma_map (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 28539910] {CVE-2018-7492}
- cdrom: Fix info leak/OOB read in cdrom_ioctl_drive_status (Scott Bauer) [Orabug: 28664549] {CVE-2018-16658}
- ACPICA: acpi: acpica: fix acpi operand cache leak in nseval.c (Seunghun Han) [Orabug: 28664580] {CVE-2017-13695}
- 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-October/008140.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118107

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4250.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/15/2018

Updated: 9/27/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 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

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: 10/12/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/25/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13695, CVE-2018-13405, CVE-2018-14634, CVE-2018-16658, CVE-2018-7492, CVE-2018-7566