Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2012-2048)

High Nessus Plugin ID 68690

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [2.6.32-300.39.2.el6uek]
- ext4: fix undefined behavior in ext4_fill_flex_info() (Xi Wang) [orabug 16020245] {CVE-2012-2100}
- Divide by zero in TCP congestion control Algorithm (Jesper Dangaard Brouer) [orabug 16020447] {CVE-2012-4565}
- ipv6: discard overlapping fragment (Luis Henriques) [orabug 16021354] {CVE-2012-4444}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-December/003177.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-December/003178.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 68690

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-2048.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Updated: 2019/04/01

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/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, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-headers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-300.39.2.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-300.39.2.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-300.39.2.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-300.39.2.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-300.39.2.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-300.39.2.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-300.39.2.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-300.39.2.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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/07/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2100, CVE-2012-4444, CVE-2012-4565

BID: 53414, 56346, 56891