Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2013-2511)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 68848


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


Description of changes:

- x86/msr: Add capabilities check (Alan Cox) [Orabug: 16405007] {CVE-2013-0268}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 68848

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2013-2511.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2015/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0268

BID: 57838