Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2012-2043)

High Nessus Plugin ID 68687


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


Description of changes:

- hugepages: fix use after free bug in 'quota' handling [Orabug: 15845276] {CVE-2012-2133}
- udf: Fortify loading of sparing table [Orabug: 15845302] {CVE-2012-3400}
- udf: Avoid run away loop when partition table length is corrupt [Orabug: 15845302] {CVE-2012-3400}
- mm: Hold a file reference in madvise_remove [Orabug: 15846025] {CVE-2012-3511}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 68687

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-2043.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: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2133, CVE-2012-3400, CVE-2012-3511

BID: 53233, 54279, 55151