Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4268)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 118851

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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 [3.8.13-118.26.1.el7uek]
- netfilter: xt_TCPMSS: add more sanity tests on tcph->doff (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 27896807] {CVE-2017-18017}
- scsi: libsas: fix memory leak in sas_smp_get_phy_events() (Jason Yan) [Orabug: 27927692] {CVE-2018-7757}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-November/008227.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-November/008228.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 118851

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4268.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/09

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.26.1.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.26.1.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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18017, CVE-2018-7757