Oracle Linux 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel-container (ELSA-2022-9482)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 162218


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


The remote Oracle Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2022-9482 advisory.

- Intel: CVE-2022-21123 Shared Buffers Data Read (SBDR) (CVE-2022-21123)

- Intel: CVE-2022-21125 Shared Buffers Data Sampling (SBDS) (CVE-2022-21125)

- Intel: CVE-2022-21166 Device Register Partial Write (DRPW) (CVE-2022-21166)

- Intel: CVE-2022-21127 Special Register Buffer Data Sampling Update (SRBDS Update) (CVE-2022-21127)

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


Update the affected kernel-uek-container package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 162218

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2022-9482.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/14/2022

Updated: 10/20/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21166


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-container

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: 6/15/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-21123, CVE-2022-21125, CVE-2022-21127, CVE-2022-21166