Oracle Linux 7 / 8 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2020-5663)

High Nessus Plugin ID 136022


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


Description of changes:

- ctf: discard CTF from the vDSO (Nick Alcock) [Orabug: 31194036]

- slcan: Don't transmit uninitialized stack data in padding (Richard Palethorpe) [Orabug: 31136750] {CVE-2020-11494}
- blktrace: Protect q->blk_trace with RCU (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 31123573] {CVE-2019-19768}
- KVM: x86: clear stale x86_emulate_ctxt->intercept value (Vitaly Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 31118688]
- perf/x86/amd: Add support for Large Increment per Cycle Events (Kim Phillips) [Orabug: 31104924]
- perf/x86/amd: Constrain Large Increment per Cycle events (Kim Phillips) [Orabug: 31104924]
- kvm/svm: PKU not currently supported (John Allen) [Orabug: 31104924]
- KVM: SVM: Override default MMIO mask if memory encryption is enabled (Tom Lendacky) [Orabug: 31104924]
- EDAC/amd64: Drop some family checks for newer systems (Yazen Ghannam) [Orabug: 31104924]
- x86/amd_nb: Add Family 19h PCI IDs (Yazen Ghannam) [Orabug: 31104924]
- EDAC/mce_amd: Always load on SMCA systems (Yazen Ghannam) [Orabug: 31104924]
- x86/MCE/AMD, EDAC/mce_amd: Add new Load Store unit McaType (Yazen Ghannam) [Orabug: 31104924]
- EDAC/amd64: Add family ops for Family 19h Models 00h-0Fh (Yazen Ghannam) [Orabug: 31104924]
- EDAC/amd64: Check for memory before fully initializing an instance (Yazen Ghannam) [Orabug: 31104924]
- EDAC/amd64: Use cached data when checking for ECC (Yazen Ghannam) [Orabug: 31104924]
- EDAC/amd64: Save max number of controllers to family type (Yazen Ghannam) [Orabug: 31104924]
- EDAC/amd64: Gather hardware information early (Yazen Ghannam) [Orabug: 31104924]
- EDAC/amd64: Make struct amd64_family_type global (Yazen Ghannam) [Orabug: 31104924]
- floppy: check FDC index for errors before assigning it (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 31067510] {CVE-2020-9383}
- KVM: SVM: Guard against DEACTIVATE when performing WBINVD/DF_FLUSH (Tom Lendacky) [Orabug: 31012269]
- KVM: SVM: Serialize access to the SEV ASID bitmap (Tom Lendacky) [Orabug: 31012269]
- iommu/vt-d: Allow devices with RMRRs to use identity domain (Lu Baolu) [Orabug: 31127400]

- vhost: Check docket sk_family instead of call getname (Eugenio P&eacute rez) [Orabug: 31085989] {CVE-2020-10942}
- selftests/net: add definition for SOL_DCCP to fix compilation errors for old libc (Alan Maguire) [Orabug: 31078892]
- kernel: cpu.c: fix print typo about SMT status (Mihai Carabas) [Orabug: 31053334]
- nfs: optimise readdir cache page invalidation (Dai Ngo) [Orabug: 31044292]
- NFS: Directory page cache pages need to be locked when read (Trond Myklebust) [Orabug: 31044292]
- rds: transport module should be auto loaded when transport is set (Rao Shoaib) [Orabug: 31032126]
- efi: Fix a race and a buffer overflow while reading efivars via sysfs (Vladis Dronov) [Orabug: 31020408]
- net: Support GRO/GSO fraglist chaining. (Steffen Klassert) [Orabug: 30670829]
- net: Add fraglist GRO/GSO feature flags (Steffen Klassert) [Orabug: 30670829]
- udp: Support UDP fraglist GRO/GSO. (Steffen Klassert) [Orabug: 30670829]
- net: remove the check argument from __skb_gro_checksum_convert (Li RongQing) [Orabug: 30670829]
- Revert 'nvme_fc: add module to ops template to allow module references' (John Donnelly) [Orabug: 31119387]
- ext4: add cond_resched() to ext4_protect_reserved_inode (Shijie Luo) [Orabug: 31067112] {CVE-2020-8992}
- dsa: disable module unloading for ARM64 (Allen Pais) [Orabug: 30456791]
- bpf: Undo incorrect __reg_bound_offset32 handling (Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 31127385] {CVE-2020-8835}
- bpf: Fix tnum constraints for 32-bit comparisons (Jann Horn) [Orabug: 31127385] {CVE-2020-8835}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 136022

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-5663.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/04/28

Updated: 2020/04/30

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/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, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8

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: 2020/04/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/12/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-19768, CVE-2020-10942, CVE-2020-11494, CVE-2020-8835, CVE-2020-8992, CVE-2020-9383