Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2019-4644)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 125237
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Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.34.1.el7uek]
- Input: wacom - move the USB (now hid) Wacom driver in drivers/hid (Benjamin Tissoires) [Orabug: 25512494] {CVE-2016-3139}
- net: qmi_wwan: fix divide by 0 on bad descriptors (Bj&oslash rn Mork) [Orabug: 27215229] {CVE-2017-16650}
- USB: hso: Fix OOB memory access in hso_probe/hso_get_config_data (Hui Peng) [Orabug: 29605987] {CVE-2018-19985} {CVE-2018-19985}
- KEYS: encrypted: fix buffer overread in valid_master_desc() (Eric Biggers) [Orabug: 29605993] {CVE-2017-13305}
- ecryptfs: don't allow mmap when the lower fs doesn't support it (Jeff Mahoney) [Orabug: 29666607] {CVE-2016-1583} {CVE-2016-1583}
- Revert 'ecryptfs: forbid opening files without mmap handler' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 29666607] {CVE-2016-1583}
- binfmt_elf: switch to new creds when switching to new mm (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 29677234] {CVE-2019-11190}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-May/008742.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-May/008743.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 125237

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4644.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/17/2019

Updated: 1/15/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-16650

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.6

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.34.1.el6uek:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.34.1.el7uek:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/16/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/27/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13305, CVE-2018-19985, CVE-2019-11190, CVE-2016-3139, CVE-2016-1583, CVE-2017-16650