Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2012-2044)

high Nessus Plugin ID 68688
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Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.32-300.39.1.el6uek]
- hugepages: fix use after free bug in 'quota' handling [15842385] {CVE-2012-2133}
- mm: Hold a file reference in madvise_remove [15842884] {CVE-2012-3511}
- udf: Fortify loading of sparing table [15843730] {CVE-2012-3400}
- udf: Avoid run away loop when partition table length is corrupt [15843730] {CVE-2012-3400}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-November/003116.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-November/003117.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 68688

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-2044.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/12/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.6

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

Temporal Vector: 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, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-headers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-300.39.1.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-300.39.1.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-300.39.1.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-300.39.1.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-300.39.1.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-300.39.1.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-300.39.1.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-300.39.1.el6uekdebug, 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/8/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/3/2012

Reference Information

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

BID: 53233, 54279, 55151