Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4300)

high Nessus Plugin ID 119535
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Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.28.1.el7uek]
- udf: Check component length before reading it (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 21193696] {CVE-2014-9728}
- udf: Verify i_size when loading inode (Shan Hai) [Orabug: 21193696] {CVE-2014-9728}
- intel_pstate: Fix overflow in busy_scaled due to long delay (mridula shastry) [Orabug: 28005134] - scsi: libsas: defer ata device eh commands to libata (Jason Yan) [Orabug: 28459689] {CVE-2018-10021}
- nfsd: silence sparse warning about accessing credentials (Jeff Layton) [Orabug: 28824742] {CVE-2017-13168}
- scsi: sg: mitigate read/write abuse (Jann Horn) [Orabug: 28824742] {CVE-2017-13168}
- scsi: sg: allocate with __GFP_ZERO in sg_build_indirect() (Alexander Potapenko) [Orabug: 28892683] {CVE-2018-1000204}
- ALSA: rawmidi: Change resized buffers atomically (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 28898650] {CVE-2018-10902}
- KVM: MTRR: remove MSR 0x2f8 (Andy Honig) [Orabug: 28901657] {CVE-2016-3713} {CVE-2016-3713}
- cdrom: fix improper type cast, which can leat to information leak. (Young_X) [Orabug: 28929777] {CVE-2018-16658} {CVE-2018-10940} {CVE-2018-18710}
- floppy: Do not copy a kernel pointer to user memory in FDGETPRM ioctl (Andy Whitcroft) {CVE-2018-7755} {CVE-2018-7755}
- crypto: salsa20 - fix blkcipher_walk API usage (Eric Biggers) [Orabug: 28976585] {CVE-2017-17805}
- crypto: hmac - require that the underlying hash algorithm is unkeyed (Eric Biggers) [Orabug: 28976654] {CVE-2017-17806}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-December/008322.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-December/008323.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119535

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4300.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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.28.1.el6uek:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.28.1.el7uek:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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: 8/31/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17805, CVE-2017-17806, CVE-2018-1000204, CVE-2018-10902, CVE-2018-16658, CVE-2018-10940, CVE-2018-18710, CVE-2014-9728, CVE-2018-7755, CVE-2016-3713, CVE-2018-10021, CVE-2017-13168