Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2021-9041) (deprecated)

high Nessus Plugin ID 146305
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

This plugin has been deprecated.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 6 / 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2021-9041 advisory.

- mwifiex_cmd_802_11_ad_hoc_start in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/join.c in the Linux kernel through 5.10.4 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long SSID value, aka CID-5c455c5ab332.
(CVE-2020-36158)

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

This advisory was deprecated by OracleLinux. See related links.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2021-9041.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2021-February/010841.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 146305

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-9041.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/9/2021

Updated: 2/11/2021

Dependencies: linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl, ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-36158

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/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:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.54.1.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.54.1.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

Patch Publication Date: 2/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/5/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-36158