Oracle Linux 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2020-5804)

high Nessus Plugin ID 139476
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VPR Score: 6.7


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


Description of changes:

- ptp: free ptp device pin descriptors properly (Vladis Dronov) [Orabug: 31710994]

- fs/binfmt_elf.c: allocate initialized memory in fill_thread_core_info() (Alexander Potapenko) [Orabug: 31350638] {CVE-2020-10732}
- PCI: vmd: Filter resource type bits from shadow register (Jon Derrick) [Orabug: 31674879]
- PCI: vmd: Add device id for VMD device 8086:9A0B (Jon Derrick) [Orabug: 31674879]
- PCI: vmd: Fix shadow offsets to reflect spec changes (Jon Derrick) [Orabug: 31674879]
- PCI: vmd: Fix config addressing when using bus offsets (Jon Derrick) [Orabug: 31674879]
- PCI/VMD: Configure MPS settings before adding devices (Jon Derrick) [Orabug: 31674879]
- PCI: vmd: Add an additional VMD device id to driver device id table (Jon Derrick) [Orabug: 31674879]
- PCI: vmd: Add offset to bus numbers if necessary (Jon Derrick) [Orabug: 31674879]
- PCI: vmd: Assign membar addresses from shadow registers (Jon Derrick) [Orabug: 31674879]
- PCI: Add Intel VMD devices to pci ids (Jon Derrick) [Orabug: 31674879]
- misc: pvpanic: add crash loaded event (zhenwei pi) [Orabug: 31677099]
- kvm: Increase KVM_USER_MEM_SLOTS for dense memory hotplug (Eric DeVolder) [Orabug: 31694369]

- net-sysfs: call dev_hold if kobject_init_and_add success (YueHaibing) [Orabug: 31445419] {CVE-2019-20811}
- vfio-pci: protect remap_pfn_range() from simultaneous calls (Ankur Arora) [Orabug: 31663632] {CVE-2020-12888} {CVE-2020-12888}
- crypto: user - fix memory leak in crypto_report (Navid Emamdoost) [Orabug: 31351639] {CVE-2019-19062}
- iwlwifi: pcie: fix rb_allocator workqueue allocation (Johannes Berg) [Orabug: 31351807] {CVE-2019-16234}
- RDMA/netlink: Do not always generate an ACK for some netlink operations (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 31666974]
- Revert 'uek-rpm: Move grub boot menu update to posttrans stage.' (Somasundaram Krishnasamy) [Orabug: 31358100]
- net: dsa: Do not leave DSA master with NULL netdev_ops (Allen Pais) [Orabug: 31038233]
- rds/ib: Make i_{recv,send}_hdrs non-contigious (Hans Westgaard Ry) [Orabug: 30358057]
- certs: Remove Oracle cert compiled into the kernel (Eric Snowberg) [Orabug: 31555628]
- CIFS: dump IPC tcon in debug proc file (Aurelien Aptel) [Orabug: 31500374]
- CIFS: use tcon_ipc instead of use_ipc parameter of SMB2_ioctl (Aurelien Aptel) [Orabug: 31500374]
- CIFS: make IPC a regular tcon (Aurelien Aptel) [Orabug: 31500374]
- CIFS: don't log STATUS_NOT_FOUND errors for DFS (Aurelien Aptel) [Orabug: 31500374]
- efi: Restrict efivar_ssdt_load when the kernel is locked down (Matthew Garrett) [Orabug: 31643409] {CVE-2019-20908}
- uek-rpm: drivers: enable VMD PCIe controller (Todd Vierling) [Orabug: 30646928]
- ext4: fix ext4_empty_dir() for directories with holes (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 31265319] {CVE-2019-19037} {CVE-2019-19037}
- IB/sa: Resolv use-after-free in ib_nl_make_request() (Divya Indi) [Orabug: 31631531]
- ocfs2: change slot number type s16 to u16 (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 31480605]
- ocfs2: fix value of OCFS2_INVALID_SLOT (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 31480605]
- ocfs2: fix panic on nfs server over ocfs2 (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 31480605]
- ocfs2: load global_inode_alloc (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 31480605]
- ocfs2: avoid inode removal while nfsd is accessing it (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 31480605]

- x86/{mce,mm}: Unmap the entire page if the whole page is affected and poisoned (Tony Luck) [Orabug: 31601132]
- libertas: fix a potential NULL pointer dereference (Allen Pais) [Orabug: 31351822] {CVE-2019-16232}
- ext4: work around deleting a file with i_nlink == 0 safely (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 31351013] {CVE-2019-19447}

- thermal: support for Marvell Octeon TX SoC temperature sensors (Eric Saint-Etienne) [Orabug: 31564706]
- thermal: support for Marvell Octeon TX2 SoC temperature sensors (Eric Saint-Etienne) [Orabug: 31564706]
- x86/speculation: Prevent rogue cross-process SSBD shutdown (Anthony Steinhauser) [Orabug: 31557902] {CVE-2020-10768}
- psi: Fix double free (Tom Hromatka) [Orabug: 31535640]
- vfio/pci: Fix SR-IOV VF handling with MMIO blocking (Alex Williamson) [Orabug: 31439670] {CVE-2020-12888}
- vfio/pci: Mask buggy SR-IOV VF INTx support (Alex Williamson) [Orabug: 31439670] {CVE-2020-12888}
- vfio-pci: Invalidate mmaps and block MMIO access on disabled memory (Alex Williamson) [Orabug: 31439670] {CVE-2020-12888} {CVE-2020-12888}
- vfio/pci: call irq_bypass_unregister_producer() before freeing irq (Jiang Yi) [Orabug: 31439670] {CVE-2020-12888}
- vfio/pci: Pull BAR mapping setup from read-write path (Alex Williamson) [Orabug: 31439670] {CVE-2020-12888}
- vfio_pci: Enable memory accesses before calling pci_map_rom (Eric Auger) [Orabug: 31439670] {CVE-2020-12888}
- vfio-pci: Fault mmaps to enable vma tracking (Alex Williamson) [Orabug: 31439670] {CVE-2020-12888}
- vfio/type1: Support faulting PFNMAP vmas (Alex Williamson) [Orabug: 31439670] {CVE-2020-12888}
- vfio/type1: Fix VA->PA translation for PFNMAP VMAs in vaddr_get_pfn() (Sean Christopherson) [Orabug: 31439670] {CVE-2020-12888}
- of: unittest: fix memory leak in unittest_data_add (Navid Emamdoost) [Orabug: 31351701] {CVE-2019-19049}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 139476

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-5804.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/11/2020

Updated: 8/11/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/10/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/11/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-16232, CVE-2019-16234, CVE-2019-19037, CVE-2019-19049, CVE-2019-19062, CVE-2019-19447, CVE-2019-20811, CVE-2019-20908, CVE-2020-10732, CVE-2020-10768, CVE-2020-12888