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

high Nessus Plugin ID 131209
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VPR Score: 6.7


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


Description of changes:

- 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}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 131209

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4855.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/22/2019

Updated: 12/9/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

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: cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, 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: 11/21/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/4/2017

Reference Information

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