Oracle Linux 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel-container (ELSA-2022-9997)

high Nessus Plugin ID 167629

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2022-9997 advisory.

- A flaw use after free in the Linux kernel video4linux driver was found in the way user triggers em28xx_usb_probe() for the Empia 28xx based TV cards. A local user could use this flaw to crash the system or potentially escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2022-3239)

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 kernel-uek-container package.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2022-9997.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 167629

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2022-9997.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/16/2022

Updated: 11/24/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-3239

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/OracleLinux

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/15/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-3239