Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2011-2016)

high Nessus Plugin ID 68417
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VPR Score: 5.9


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


Description of changes:

- [net] Extend prot->slab size when add sock extend fields.

- kernel: Fix unlimited socket backlog DoS {CVE-2010-4251}
- RDS: Fix congestion issues for loopback
- rds: prevent BUG_ON triggering on congestion map updates {CVE-2011-1023}
- epoll: prevent creating circular epoll structures {CVE-2011-1082}
- fs: fix corrupted OSF partition table parsing {CVE-2011-1163}
- fs: Increase OSF partition limit from 8 to 18 {CVE-2011-1163}
- netfilter: arp_tables: fix infoleak to userspace {CVE-2011-1170}
- netfilter: ip_tables: fix infoleak to userspace {CVE-2011-1171}
- ipv6: netfilter: ip6_tables: fix infoleak to userspace {CVE-2011-1172}
- [SCSI] mpt2sas: prevent heap overflows and unchecked reads {CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 68417

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-2016.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/12/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

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-firmware, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-headers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-100.28.17.el5, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-100.28.17.el5debug, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/24/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/4/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4251, CVE-2011-1023, CVE-2011-1082, CVE-2011-1163, CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495