Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4299)

high Nessus Plugin ID 119534
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Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[4.1.12-124.23.1.el7uek]
- xfs: don't call xfs_da_shrink_inode with NULL bp (Eric Sandeen) [Orabug: 28898616] {CVE-2018-13094}
- ALSA: rawmidi: Change resized buffers atomically (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 28898636] {CVE-2018-10902}
- md/raid5: fix a race condition in stripe batch (Shaohua Li) [Orabug: 28917012]
- xfs: don't fail when converting shortform attr to long form during ATTR_REPLACE (Darrick J. Wong) [Orabug: 28924091] {CVE-2018-18690}
- certs: Add Oracle's new X509 cert into the kernel keyring (Eric Snowberg) [Orabug: 28926203]
- block: fix bdi vs gendisk lifetime mismatch (Shan Hai) [Orabug: 28945039]
- Add the following entries to 'uek-rpm/ol[67]/nano_modules.list': kernel/drivers/net/net_failover.ko kernel/net/core/failover.ko Fixes: b3bc7c163fc9 ('net: Introduce generic failover module') (Vijay Balakrishna) [Orabug: 28953351]
- floppy: Do not copy a kernel pointer to user memory in FDGETPRM ioctl (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 28956547] {CVE-2018-7755} {CVE-2018-7755}
- iov_iter: don't revert iov buffer if csum error (Ding Tianhong) [Orabug: 28960296]
- crypto: salsa20 - fix blkcipher_walk API usage (Eric Biggers) [Orabug: 28976583] {CVE-2017-17805}
- crypto: hmac - require that the underlying hash algorithm is unkeyed (Eric Biggers) [Orabug: 28976653] {CVE-2017-17806}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-December/008320.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-December/008321.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119534

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4299.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/10/2018

Updated: 5/13/2020

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: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/7/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/20/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17805, CVE-2017-17806, CVE-2018-10902, CVE-2018-13094, CVE-2018-18690, CVE-2018-7755