Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2019-4315)

high Nessus Plugin ID 120976
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Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[4.1.12-124.24.1.el7uek]
- pinctrl: amd: Use devm_pinctrl_register() for pinctrl registration (Laxman Dewangan) [Orabug: 27539246] {CVE-2017-18174}
- mlock: fix mlock count can not decrease in race condition (Yisheng Xie) [Orabug: 27677611] {CVE-2017-18221}
- perf/core: Fix the perf_cpu_time_max_percent check (Tan Xiaojun) [Orabug: 27823815] {CVE-2017-18255}
- x86/microcode/intel: Fix a wrong assignment of revision in _save_mc (Zhenzhong Duan) [Orabug: 28190263] - mm: cma: fix incorrect type conversion for size during dma allocation (Rohit Vaswani) [Orabug: 28407826] {CVE-2017-9725}
- x86/speculation: Make enhanced IBRS the default spectre v2 mitigation (Alejandro Jimenez) [Orabug: 28474851] - x86/speculation: Enable enhanced IBRS usage (Alejandro Jimenez) [Orabug: 28474851] - x86/speculation: functions for supporting enhanced IBRS (Alejandro Jimenez) [Orabug: 28474851] - xen/blkback: fix disconnect while I/Os in flight (Juergen Gross) [Orabug: 28744234] - mlx4_vnic: use the mlid while calling ib_detach_mcast (aru kolappan) [Orabug: 29029705] - ext4: fail ext4_iget for root directory if unallocated (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 29048557] {CVE-2018-1092} {CVE-2018-1092}
- Bluetooth: hidp: buffer overflow in hidp_process_report (Mark Salyzyn) [Orabug: 29121215] {CVE-2018-9363} {CVE-2018-9363}
- HID: debug: check length before copy_to_user() (Daniel Rosenberg) [Orabug: 29128165] {CVE-2018-9516}
- x86/MCE: Serialize sysfs changes (Seunghun Han) [Orabug: 29149888] {CVE-2018-7995}
- Input: i8042 - fix crash at boot time (Chen Hong) [Orabug: 29152328] {CVE-2017-18079}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-January/008354.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-January/008355.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120976

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4315.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/7/2019

Updated: 2/26/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-9725

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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:N/UI:R/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: 1/3/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/21/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18079, CVE-2017-18174, CVE-2017-18221, CVE-2018-1092, CVE-2018-9363, CVE-2018-9516, CVE-2017-9725, CVE-2018-7995, CVE-2017-18255