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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 118851
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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: 11/9/2018

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: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-doc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-firmware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.26.1.el6uek:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.26.1.el7uek:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/8/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/3/2018

Reference Information

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