Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2019-4729)

High Nessus Plugin ID 127613

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[4.1.12-124.29.3.el7uek]
- mlx4_core: change log_num_{qp,rdmarc} with scale_profile (Mukesh Kacker) [Orabug: 30064080]

[4.1.12-124.29.2.el7uek]
- scsi: storvsc: Fix scsi_cmd error assignments in storvsc_handle_error (Cathy Avery) [Orabug: 30052805]

[4.1.12-124.29.1.el7uek]
- USB: check usb_get_extra_descriptor for proper size (Mathias Payer) [Orabug: 29755247] {CVE-2018-20169}
- rds: ib: Fix dereference of conn when NULL and cleanup thereof (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 29924849]
- ext4: zero out the unused memory region in the extent tree block (Sriram Rajagopalan) [Orabug: 29925523] {CVE-2019-11833} {CVE-2019-11833}
- ip_sockglue: Fix missing-check bug in ip_ra_control() (Gen Zhang) [Orabug: 29926005] {CVE-2019-12381}
- ipv6_sockglue: Fix a missing-check bug in ip6_ra_control() (Gen Zhang) [Orabug: 29926057] {CVE-2019-12378}
- x86/microcode: fix x86_spec_ctrl_mask on late loading. (Mihai Carabas) [Orabug: 29941248]
- net: rds: fix rds recv memory leak (Zhu Yanjun) [Orabug: 30034815]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-July/008915.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-July/008916.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 127613

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4729.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/12

Updated: 2020/01/06

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/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: 2019/07/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20169, CVE-2019-11833, CVE-2019-12378, CVE-2019-12381