Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2019-4575)

High Nessus Plugin ID 122803


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


Description of changes:

- NFS: commit direct writes even if they fail partially (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 28212440] - rds: update correct congestion map for loopback transport (Mukesh Kacker) [Orabug: 29175685] - ext4: only look at the bg_flags field if it is valid (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 29316684] {CVE-2018-10876} {CVE-2018-10876}
- uek-rpm: Add kernel-uek version to kernel-ueknano provides (Somasundaram Krishnasamy) [Orabug: 29357643] - net: Set sk_prot_creator when cloning sockets to the right proto (Christoph Paasch) [Orabug: 29422739] {CVE-2018-9568}
- ext4: always check block group bounds in ext4_init_block_bitmap() (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 29428607] {CVE-2018-10878}
- ext4: make sure bitmaps and the inode table don't overlap with bg descriptors (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 29428607] {CVE-2018-10878}
- vfs: Add sb_rdonly(sb) to query the MS_RDONLY flag on s_flags (David Howells) [Orabug: 29428607] {CVE-2018-10878}
- iscsi: Capture iscsi debug messages using tracepoints (Fred Herard) [Orabug: 29429855]

- KEYS: add missing permission check for request_key() destination (Eric Biggers) [Orabug: 29304551] {CVE-2017-17807}
- KEYS: Don't permit request_key() to construct a new keyring (David Howells) [Orabug: 29304551] {CVE-2017-17807}
- mlx4_ib: Distribute completion vectors when zero is supplied (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 29318191] - bnxt_en: Fix TX timeout during netpoll. (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 29357977] - bnxt_en: Fix for system hang if request_irq fails (Vikas Gupta) [Orabug: 29357977] - bnxt_en: Fix firmware message delay loop regression. (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 29357977] - bnxt_en: reduce timeout on initial HWRM calls (Andy Gospodarek) [Orabug: 29357977] - bnxt_en: Fix NULL pointer dereference at bnxt_free_irq(). (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 29357977] - bnxt_en: Check valid VNIC ID in bnxt_hwrm_vnic_set_tpa(). (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 29357977] - bnxt_en: Do not modify max IRQ count after RDMA driver requests/frees IRQs. (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 29357977] - mm: cleancache: fix corruption on missed inode invalidation (Pavel Tikhomirov) [Orabug: 29364670] {CVE-2018-16862}
- l2tp: fix reading optional fields of L2TPv3 (Jacob Wen) [Orabug: 29368048] - net/packet: fix a race in packet_bind() and packet_notifier() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 29385593] {CVE-2018-18559}
- ext4: verify the depth of extent tree in ext4_find_extent() (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 29396712] {CVE-2018-10877} {CVE-2018-10877}

- blk-mq: Do not invoke .queue_rq() for a stopped queue (Bart Van Assche) [Orabug: 28766011] - uek-rpm: use multi-threaded xz compression for rpms (Alexander Burmashev) [Orabug: 29323635] - uek-rpm: optimize find-requires usage (Alexander Burmashev) [Orabug: 29323635] - backport parallel files procession (Alexander Burmashev) [Orabug: 29323635] - KVM: SVM: Add MSR-based feature support for serializing LFENCE (Tom Lendacky) [Orabug: 29335274]

- Enable RANDOMIZE_BASE (John Haxby) [Orabug: 29305587] - slub: make
->cpu_partial unsigned (Alexey Dobriyan) [Orabug: 28620592] - dtrace: support kernels built with RANDOMIZE_BASE (Kris Van Hees) [Orabug: 29204005]


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122803

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4575.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/03/13

Updated: 2020/02/05

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-9568

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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: 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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17807, CVE-2018-10876, CVE-2018-10877, CVE-2018-10878, CVE-2018-16862, CVE-2018-18559, CVE-2018-9568