Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2012-2039)

High Nessus Plugin ID 68684


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


Description of changes:

- sfc: Replace some literal constants with EFX_PAGE_SIZE/EFX_BUF_SIZE (Ben Hutchings) [Orabug: 14769994]
- CVE-2012-3412 sfc: Fix maximum number of TSO segments and minimum TX queue size (Ben Hutchings) [Orabug: 14769994] {CVE-2012-3412}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 68684

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-2039.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2015/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC: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, 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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3412

BID: 54763