Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2019-4576)

High Nessus Plugin ID 122804

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.31.1.el6uek]
- alarmtimer: Prevent overflow for relative nanosleep (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 29269167] {CVE-2018-13053}
- KEYS: Don't permit request_key() to construct a new keyring (David Howells) [Orabug: 29304552] {CVE-2017-17807}
- KEYS: add missing permission check for request_key() destination (Eric Biggers) [Orabug: 29304552] {CVE-2017-17807}
- ext4: only look at the bg_flags field if it is valid (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 29409425] {CVE-2018-10876} {CVE-2018-10876}
- net: Set sk_prot_creator when cloning sockets to the right proto (Christoph Paasch) [Orabug: 29422740] {CVE-2018-9568}
- ext4: make sure bitmaps and the inode table don't overlap with bg descriptors (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 29428608] {CVE-2018-10878}
- ext4: always check block group bounds in ext4_init_block_bitmap() (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 29428608] {CVE-2018-10878}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-March/008520.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-March/008521.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122804

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4576.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/03/13

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.31.1.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.31.1.el7uek, 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: 2019/03/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17807, CVE-2018-10876, CVE-2018-10878, CVE-2018-13053, CVE-2018-9568