Oracle Linux 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2020-5569)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 134645

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VPR Score: 6.7


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


Description of changes:

- xfs: do async inactivation only when fs freezed (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 31013775]

- ib/core: Cancel fmr delayed_worker when in shutdown phase of reboot system (Hans Westgaard Ry) [Orabug: 30967501] - Revert 'printk: Default console logging level should be set to 4' (Cesar Roque) [Orabug: 30833249] - cgroup: psi: fix memory leak when freeing a cgroup work function (Tom Hromatka) [Orabug: 30903264]

- xfs: fix deadlock between shrinker and fs freeze (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 30657780] - xfs: increase the default parallelism levels of pwork clients (Darrick J. Wong) [Orabug: 30657780] - xfs: decide if inode needs inactivation (Darrick J. Wong) [Orabug: 30657780] - xfs: refactor the predicate part of xfs_free_eofblocks (Darrick J. Wong) [Orabug: 30657780] - mwifiex: fix unbalanced locking in mwifiex_process_country_ie() (Brian Norris) [Orabug: 30781858] {CVE-2019-14895}
- mwifiex: fix possible heap overflow in mwifiex_process_country_ie() (Ganapathi Bhat) [Orabug: 30781858] {CVE-2019-14895} {CVE-2019-14895}
- ipmi_ssif: avoid registering duplicate ssif interface (Kamlakant Patel) [Orabug: 30916684] - ipmi: Fix NULL pointer dereference in ssif_probe (Gustavo A. R. Silva) [Orabug: 30916684] - uio: Fix an Oops on load (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug: 30897832] - drm/i915: Fix use-after-free when destroying GEM context (Tyler Hicks) [Orabug: 30860457] {CVE-2020-7053}
- xfs: fix missing ILOCK unlock when xfs_setattr_nonsize fails due to EDQUOT (Darrick J. Wong) [Orabug: 30788113] - slub: extend slub debug to handle multiple slabs (Aaron Tomlin) [Orabug: 30903135] - RAS/CEC: Fix binary search function (Borislav Petkov) [Orabug: 30897849] - CIFS: fix POSIX lock leak and invalid ptr deref (Aurelien Aptel) [Orabug: 30809456] - rds: Avoid flushing MRs in rds_rdma_drop_keys (aru kolappan) [Orabug: 30681066]

- rds: Avoid qp overflow when posting invalidate/register mr with frwr (Hans Westgaard Ry) [Orabug: 30888677] - rds: Use bitmap to designate dropped connections (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 30852643] - rds: prevent use-after-free of rds conn in rds_send_drop_to() (Sharath Srinivasan) [Orabug: 30865079] - media: b2c2-flexcop-usb: add sanity checking (Oliver Neukum) [Orabug: 30864532] {CVE-2019-15291}
- KVM: vmx: use MSR_IA32_TSX_CTRL to hard-disable TSX on guest that lack it (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 30846856] - KVM: vmx: implement MSR_IA32_TSX_CTRL disable RTM functionality (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 30846856] - KVM: x86: implement MSR_IA32_TSX_CTRL effect on CPUID (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 30846856] - KVM: x86: do not modify masked bits of shared MSRs (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 30846856] - KVM: x86: fix presentation of TSX feature in ARCH_CAPABILITIES (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 30846856] - xen/ovmapi: whitelist more caches (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 30837856] - mwifiex: Fix heap overflow in mmwifiex_process_tdls_action_frame() (qize wang) [Orabug: 30819438] {CVE-2019-14901}
- drm/i915/gen9: Clear residual context state on context switch (Akeem G Abodunrin) [Orabug: 30773852] {CVE-2019-14615} {CVE-2019-14615}
- rds: unlock rs_snd_lock before calling rhashtable_insert_fast (aru kolappan) [Orabug: 30734590]


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 134645

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-5569.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/03/18

Updated: 2020/03/20

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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-tools, 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: 2020/03/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/08/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14615, CVE-2019-14895, CVE-2019-14901, CVE-2019-15291, CVE-2020-7053