Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2019-4670)

High Nessus Plugin ID 125755


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


Description of changes:

- hugetlbfs: don't retry when pool page allocations start to fail (Mike Kravetz) [Orabug: 29324267]
- x86/speculation: RSB stuffing with retpoline on Skylake+ cpus (William Roche) [Orabug: 29660924]
- x86/speculation: reformatting RSB overwrite macro (William Roche) [Orabug: 29660924]
- x86/speculation: Dynamic enable and disable of RSB stuffing with IBRS !SMEP (William Roche) [Orabug: 29660924]
- x86/speculation: STUFF_RSB dynamic enable (William Roche) [Orabug: 29660924]
- int3 handler better address space detection on interrupts (William Roche) [Orabug: 29660924]
- repairing out-of-tree build functionality (Mark Nicholson) [Orabug: 29755100]
- ext4: fix false negatives*and* false positives in ext4_check_descriptors() (Shuning Zhang) [Orabug: 29797007]

- ocfs2: fix ocfs2 read inode data panic in ocfs2_iget (Shuning Zhang) [Orabug: 29233739]
- Bluetooth: Verify that l2cap_get_conf_opt provides large enough buffer (Marcel Holtmann) [Orabug: 29526426] {CVE-2019-3459}
- Bluetooth: Check L2CAP option sizes returned from l2cap_get_conf_opt (Marcel Holtmann) [Orabug: 29526426] {CVE-2019-3459}
- HID: debug: fix the ring buffer implementation (Vladis Dronov) [Orabug: 29629481] {CVE-2019-3819} {CVE-2019-3819}
- scsi: target: iscsi: Use hex2bin instead of a re-implementation (Vincent Pelletier) [Orabug: 29778875] {CVE-2018-14633} {CVE-2018-14633}
- scsi: libsas: fix a race condition when smp task timeout (Jason Yan) [Orabug: 29783225] {CVE-2018-20836}
- scsi: megaraid_sas: return error when create DMA pool failed (Jason Yan) [Orabug: 29783254] {CVE-2019-11810}
- Bluetooth: hidp: fix buffer overflow (Young Xiao) [Orabug: 29786786] {CVE-2019-11884}
- x86/speculation/mds: Add 'mitigations=' support for MDS (Kanth Ghatraju) [Orabug: 29791046]
- net: rds: force to destroy connection if t_sock is NULL in rds_tcp_kill_sock(). (Mao Wenan) [Orabug: 29802785] {CVE-2019-11815}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 125755

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4670.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/06/07

Updated: 2020/01/10

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/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: 2019/06/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14633, CVE-2018-20836, CVE-2019-11810, CVE-2019-11815, CVE-2019-11884, CVE-2019-3459, CVE-2019-3819