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

High Nessus Plugin ID 120976

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: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/07

Updated: 2019/04/01

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 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: 2019/01/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/21

Reference Information

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