Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2013-2503)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 68845
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Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-300.28.1.el6uek]
- kmod: make __request_module() killable (Oleg Nesterov) [Orabug: 16286305] {CVE-2012-4398}
- kmod: introduce call_modprobe() helper (Oleg Nesterov) [Orabug: 16286305] {CVE-2012-4398}
- usermodehelper: implement UMH_KILLABLE (Oleg Nesterov) [Orabug: 16286305] {CVE-2012-4398}
- usermodehelper: introduce umh_complete(sub_info) (Oleg Nesterov) [Orabug:
16286305] {CVE-2012-4398}
- KVM: x86: invalid opcode oops on SET_SREGS with OSXSAVE bit set (CVE-2012-4461) (Jerry Snitselaar) [Orabug: 16286290] {CVE-2012-4461}
- exec: do not leave bprm->interp on stack (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 16286267] {CVE-2012-4530}
- exec: use -ELOOP for max recursion depth (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 16286267] {CVE-2012-4530}

[2.6.39-300.27.1.el6uek]
- xen-pciback: rate limit error messages from xen_pcibk_enable_msi{,x}() (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 16243736] {CVE-2013-0231}
- Xen: Fix stack corruption in xen_failsafe_callback for 32bit PVOPS guests.
(Frediano Ziglio) [Orabug: 16274171] {CVE-2013-0190}
- netback: correct netbk_tx_err to handle wrap around. (Ian Campbell) [Orabug:
16243309]
- xen/netback: free already allocated memory on failure in xen_netbk_get_requests (Ian Campbell) [Orabug: 16243309]
- xen/netback: don't leak pages on failure in xen_netbk_tx_check_gop. (Ian Campbell) [Orabug: 16243309]
- xen/netback: shutdown the ring if it contains garbage. (Ian Campbell) [Orabug: 16243309]
- ixgbevf fix typo in Makefile (Maxim Uvarov) [Orabug: 16179639 16168292]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-February/003243.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-February/003244.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 68845

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2013-2503.nasl

Version: 1.13

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: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/7/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/22/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4398, CVE-2012-4461, CVE-2012-4530, CVE-2013-0190, CVE-2013-0231