Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2019-4855)

High Nessus Plugin ID 131209

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.316.1.el6uek]
- ipv4: ipmr: various fixes and cleanups (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 30183226] {CVE-2017-18509}
- scsi: sg: fixup infoleak when using SG_GET_REQUEST_TABLE (Hannes Reinecke) [Orabug: 30393903] {CVE-2017-14991}
- usb: misc: legousbtower: Fix NULL pointer deference (Greg Kroah-Hartman) [Orabug: 30412152] {CVE-2017-15102}
- floppy: fix div-by-zero in setup_format_params (Denis Efremov) [Orabug: 30447845] {CVE-2019-14284}
- i2c: core-smbus: prevent stack corruption on read I2C_BLOCK_DATA (Jeremy Compostella) [Orabug: 30468843] {CVE-2017-18551}
- USB: check usb_get_extra_descriptor for proper size (Mathias Payer) [Orabug: 30057430] {CVE-2018-20169}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-November/009354.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 131209

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4855.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/11/22

Updated: 2019/12/09

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-20169

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

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: 2019/11/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14991, CVE-2017-15102, CVE-2017-18509, CVE-2017-18551, CVE-2018-20169, CVE-2019-14284