Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4307)

High Nessus Plugin ID 119639


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


Description of changes:

- n_tty: fix EXTPROC vs ICANON interaction with TIOCINQ (aka FIONREAD) (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 28855335] {CVE-2018-18386}
- nfs: Don't take a reference on fl->fl_file for LOCK operation (Benjamin Coddington) [Orabug: 28887442]
- x86/topology: Update the 'cpu cores' field in /proc/cpuinfo correctly across CPU hotplug operations (Samuel Neves) [Orabug: 28933009]
- ALSA: seq: Fix regression by incorrect ioctl_mutex usages (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 29005188] {CVE-2018-1000004}
- net: phy: mdio-bcm-unimac: fix potential NULL dereference in unimac_mdio_probe() (Wei Yongjun) [Orabug: 29012346] {CVE-2018-8043}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119639

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-4307.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/13

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

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

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, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000004, CVE-2018-18386, CVE-2018-8043