Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2019-4710) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 126610

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[4.1.12-124.28.6.el7uek]
- scsi: libfc: Fixup disc_mutex handling in fcoe module (Hannes Reinecke) [Orabug: 29511036]
- scsi: libfc: sanitize E_D_TOV and R_A_TOV setting in fcp (Hannes Reinecke) [Orabug: 29511036]
- sysctl: Fix kabi breakage (Shuning Zhang) [Orabug: 29689925]
- proc: Fix proc_sys_prune_dcache to hold a sb reference (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 29689925]
- proc/sysctl: Don't grab i_lock under sysctl_lock. (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 29689925]
- proc/sysctl: prune stale dentries during unregistering (Konstantin Khlebnikov) [Orabug: 29689925]
- scsi: smartpqi: correct lun reset issues (Kevin Barnett) [Orabug: 29848621]
- fork: record start_time late (David Herrmann) [Orabug: 29850581] {CVE-2019-6133}
- mm: avoid taking zone lock in pagetypeinfo_showmixed() (Vinayak Menon) [Orabug: 29905302]
- x86/retpoline/ia32entry: Convert to non-speculative calls (Ankur Arora) [Orabug: 29909295] {CVE-2017-5715}
- tun: call dev_get_valid_name() before register_netdevice() (Cong Wang) [Orabug: 29925555] {CVE-2018-7191}
- mm/madvise.c: fix madvise() infinite loop under special circumstances (chenjie) [Orabug: 29925610] {CVE-2017-18208}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-July/008886.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-July/008887.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 126610

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4710.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/07/11

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18208, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2018-7191, CVE-2019-6133