Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2020-5706)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 137172
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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-2020-5706 advisory.

- Since Linux kernel version 3.2, the mremap() syscall performs TLB flushes after dropping pagetable locks.
If a syscall such as ftruncate() removes entries from the pagetables of a task that is in the middle of mremap(), a stale TLB entry can remain for a short time that permits access to a physical page after it has been released back to the page allocator and reused. This is fixed in the following kernel versions:
4.9.135, 4.14.78, 4.18.16, 4.19. (CVE-2018-18281)

- 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 5.3.7, there is a use-after-free bug that can be caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/usb/misc/iowarrior.c driver, aka CID-edc4746f253d. (CVE-2019-19528)

- In the Linux kernel before 5.2.10, there is a race condition bug that can be caused by a malicious USB device in the USB character device driver layer, aka CID-303911cfc5b9. This affects drivers/usb/core/file.c. (CVE-2019-19537)

- The fib6_add_rt2node function in net/ipv6/ip6_fib.c in the IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel through 3.10.1 does not properly handle Router Advertisement (RA) messages in certain circumstances involving three routes that initially qualified for membership in an ECMP route set until a change occurred for one of the first two routes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted sequence of messages. (CVE-2013-4125)

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-2020-5706.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 137172

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-5706.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/5/2020

Updated: 9/8/2021

Dependencies: linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl, ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-19528

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/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:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.46.1.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.46.1.el7uek, 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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/4/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/15/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4125, CVE-2018-18281, CVE-2019-19523, CVE-2019-19528, CVE-2019-19537