Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2013-2519)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 68851

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VPR Score: 6

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.21.2.el6uek]
- KVM: x86: Convert MSR_KVM_SYSTEM_TIME to use gfn_to_hva_cache functions (CVE-2013-1797) (Andy Honig) [Orabug: 16711660] {CVE-2013-1797}
- Bluetooth: Fix incorrect strncpy() in hidp_setup_hid() (Anderson Lizardo) [Orabug: 16711065] {CVE-2013-0349}
- USB: io_ti: Fix NULL dereference in chase_port() (Wolfgang Frisch) [Orabug: 16425358] {CVE-2013-1774}
- keys: fix race with concurrent install_user_keyrings() (David Howells) [Orabug: 16493354] {CVE-2013-1792}
- KVM: Fix bounds checking in ioapic indirect register reads (CVE-2013-1798) (Andy Honig) [Orabug: 16710951] {CVE-2013-1798}
- KVM: x86: fix for buffer overflow in handling of MSR_KVM_SYSTEM_TIME (CVE-2013-1796) (Andy Honig) [Orabug: 16710806] {CVE-2013-1796}
- tmpfs: fix use-after-free of mempolicy object (Greg Thelen) [Orabug: 16515833] {CVE-2013-1767}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-April/003434.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-April/003435.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 68851

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2013-2519.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Updated: 2020/09/24

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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, 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: 2013/04/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0349, CVE-2013-1767, CVE-2013-1774, CVE-2013-1792, CVE-2013-1796, CVE-2013-1797, CVE-2013-1798

BID: 58112, 58177, 58202, 58368, 58604, 58605, 58607