Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2012-2047)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 68689

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-300.17.3.el6uek]
- mm/hotplug: correctly add new zone to all other nodes' zone lists (Jiang Liu) [Orabug: 16020976 Bug-db: 14798] {CVE-2012-5517}
- Divide by zero in TCP congestion control Algorithm. (Jesper Dangaard Brouer) [Orabug: 16020656 Bug-db: 14798] {CVE-2012-4565}
- Fix length of buffer copied in __nfs4_get_acl_uncached (Sachin Prabhu) [Bug- db: 14798] {CVE-2012-2375}
- Avoid reading past buffer when calling GETACL (Sachin Prabhu) [Bug-db: 14798] {CVE-2012-2375}
- Avoid beyond bounds copy while caching ACL (Sachin Prabhu) [Bug-db: 14798] {CVE-2012-2375}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-December/003175.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-December/003176.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 68689

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-2047.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Updated: 2020/09/24

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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: 2012/12/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/06/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2375, CVE-2012-4565, CVE-2012-5517

BID: 53615, 56346, 56527