Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2020-5670)

high Nessus Plugin ID 136388
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 6 / 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2020-5670 advisory.

- The Broadcom brcmfmac WiFi driver prior to commit a4176ec356c73a46c07c181c6d04039fafa34a9f is vulnerable to a frame validation bypass. If the brcmfmac driver receives a firmware event frame from a remote source, the is_wlc_event_frame function will cause this frame to be discarded and unprocessed. If the driver receives the firmware event frame from the host, the appropriate handler is called. This frame validation can be bypassed if the bus used is USB (for instance by a wifi dongle). This can allow firmware event frames from a remote source to be processed. In the worst case scenario, by sending specially-crafted WiFi packets, a remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
More typically, this vulnerability will result in denial-of-service conditions. (CVE-2019-9503)

- There is heap-based buffer overflow in kernel, all versions up to, excluding 5.3, in the marvell wifi chip driver in Linux kernel, that allows local users to cause a denial of service(system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-14816)

- A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel, where a Heap Overflow was found in mwifiex_set_wmm_params() function of Marvell Wifi Driver. (CVE-2019-14815)

- There is heap-based buffer overflow in Linux kernel, all versions up to, excluding 5.3, in the marvell wifi chip driver in Linux kernel, that allows local users to cause a denial of service(system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-14814)

- The rds_inc_info_copy function in net/rds/recv.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading an RDS message. (CVE-2016-5244)

- In the Linux kernel before 5.2.10, there is a use-after-free bug that can be caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/hid/usbhid/hiddev.c driver, aka CID-9c09b214f30e. (CVE-2019-19527)

- An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel 3.16 through 5.5.6. set_fdc in drivers/block/floppy.c leads to a wait_til_ready out-of-bounds read because the FDC index is not checked for errors before assigning it, aka CID-2e90ca68b0d2. (CVE-2020-9383)

- An issue was discovered in slc_bump in drivers/net/can/slcan.c in the Linux kernel 3.16 through 5.6.2. It allows attackers to read uninitialized can_frame data, potentially containing sensitive information from kernel stack memory, if the configuration lacks CONFIG_INIT_STACK_ALL, aka CID-b9258a2cece4.
(CVE-2020-11494)

- The vmw_gb_surface_define_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_surface.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.7 does not validate certain levels data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a crafted ioctl call for a /dev/dri/renderD* device. (CVE-2017-7346)

- Insufficient access control in firmware for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers before version 7.0 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable an escalation of privilege, denial of service, or information disclosure via local access. (CVE-2019-0139)

- Buffer overflow in firmware for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers before version 7.0 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable an escalation of privilege via an adjacent access.
(CVE-2019-0140)

- A memory leak in the mwifiex_pcie_alloc_cmdrsp_buf() function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/pcie.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering mwifiex_map_pci_memory() failures, aka CID- db8fd2cde932. (CVE-2019-19056)

- In the Linux kernel before 5.3.7, there is a use-after-free bug that can be caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/usb/misc/adutux.c driver, aka CID-44efc269db79. (CVE-2019-19523)

- In the Linux kernel before 5.3.9, there are multiple out-of-bounds write bugs that can be caused by a malicious USB device in the Linux kernel HID drivers, aka CID-d9d4b1e46d95. This affects drivers/hid/hid- axff.c, drivers/hid/hid-dr.c, drivers/hid/hid-emsff.c, drivers/hid/hid-gaff.c, drivers/hid/hid-holtekff.c, drivers/hid/hid-lg2ff.c, drivers/hid/hid-lg3ff.c, drivers/hid/hid-lg4ff.c, drivers/hid/hid-lgff.c, drivers/hid/hid-logitech-hidpp.c, drivers/hid/hid-microsoft.c, drivers/hid/hid-sony.c, drivers/hid/hid- tmff.c, and drivers/hid/hid-zpff.c. (CVE-2019-19532)

- There is a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel through 5.5.2 in the n_tty_receive_buf_common function in drivers/tty/n_tty.c. (CVE-2020-8648)

- Unhandled exception in firmware for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers before version 7.0 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable a denial of service via local access. (CVE-2019-0144)

- There is a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel through 5.5.2 in the vc_do_resize function in drivers/tty/vt/vt.c. (CVE-2020-8647)

- There is a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel through 5.5.2 in the vgacon_invert_region function in drivers/video/console/vgacon.c. (CVE-2020-8649)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2020-5670.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 136388

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-5670.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/7/2020

Updated: 9/8/2021

Dependencies: linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl, ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9503

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.9

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7, 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

Required KB Items: Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/local_checks_enabled

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/6/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/3/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5244, CVE-2017-7346, CVE-2019-0139, CVE-2019-0140, CVE-2019-0144, CVE-2019-9503, CVE-2019-14814, CVE-2019-14815, CVE-2019-14816, CVE-2019-19056, CVE-2019-19523, CVE-2019-19527, CVE-2019-19532, CVE-2020-8647, CVE-2020-8648, CVE-2020-8649, CVE-2020-9383, CVE-2020-11494