Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2021-9346)

high Nessus Plugin ID 151281

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-2021-9346 advisory.

- Improper access control in BlueZ may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via adjacent access. (CVE-2020-12352)

- An out-of-bounds (OOB) memory write flaw was found in list_devices in drivers/md/dm-ioctl.c in the Multi- device driver module in the Linux kernel before 5.12. A bound check failure allows an attacker with special user (CAP_SYS_ADMIN) privilege to gain access to out-of-bounds memory leading to a system crash or a leak of internal kernel information. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability. (CVE-2021-31916)

- In the Linux kernel before 5.12.4, net/bluetooth/hci_event.c has a use-after-free when destroying an hci_chan, aka CID-5c4c8c954409. This leads to writing an arbitrary value. (CVE-2021-33034)

- An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.8.1. net/bluetooth/hci_event.c has a slab out-of- bounds read in hci_extended_inquiry_result_evt, aka CID-51c19bf3d5cf. (CVE-2020-36386)

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-2021-9346.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 151281

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-9346.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/2/2021

Updated: 5/10/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-31916

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-33034

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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/2/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/15/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12352, CVE-2020-36386, CVE-2021-31916, CVE-2021-33034