Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2019-4808)

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[4.1.12-124.32.1.el7uek]
- NFSv4: Don't try to reclaim unused state owners (Trond Myklebust) [Orabug: 30124013]
- x86/microcode: Update late microcode in parallel (Ashok Raj) [Orabug: 30302412]
- floppy: fix out-of-bounds read in copy_buffer (Denis Efremov) [Orabug: 30318219] {CVE-2019-14283}
- xen-netback: stop netif TX queue on guest queuing failure (Ankur Arora) [Orabug: 30351050]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-October/009212.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-October/009213.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 129515

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4808.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/2/2019

Updated: 12/23/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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: 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/1/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/26/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14283