Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2019-4823)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 129990

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[4.1.12-124.32.3.el7uek]
- scsi: sg: fixup infoleak when using SG_GET_REQUEST_TABLE (Hannes Reinecke) [Orabug: 26941755] {CVE-2017-14991}
- failover: allow name change on IFF_UP slave interfaces (Si-Wei Liu) [Orabug: 29707258]
- Revert 'net_failover: delay taking over primary device to accommodate udevd renaming' (Si-Wei Liu) [Orabug: 29707258]
- build: Revert 'repairing out-of-tree build functionality' (Todd Vierling) [Orabug: 30257829]
- rds: add ibmr to busy_list in flush code path (Manjunath Patil) - rds: fix uninteneded increase of rds_rdma:pool->max_items_soft (Manjunath Patil)

[4.1.12-124.32.2.el7uek]
- ext4: fix data exposure after a crash (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 30361860] {CVE-2017-7495}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-October/009233.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-October/009234.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 129990

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4823.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/10/17

Updated: 2019/12/19

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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: 2019/10/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14991, CVE-2017-7495