Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2013-2520)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 68852

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [2.6.32-400.26.2.el6uek]
- mm/hotplug: correctly add new zone to all other nodes' zone lists (Jiang Liu) [Orabug: 16603569] {CVE-2012-5517}
- ptrace: ptrace_resume() shouldn't wake up !TASK_TRACED thread (Oleg Nesterov) [Orabug: 16405868] {CVE-2013-0871}
- ptrace: ensure arch_ptrace/ptrace_request can never race with SIGKILL (Oleg Nesterov) [Orabug: 16405868] {CVE-2013-0871}
- ptrace: introduce signal_wake_up_state() and ptrace_signal_wake_up() (Oleg Nesterov) [Orabug: 16405868] {CVE-2013-0871}
- Bluetooth: Fix incorrect strncpy() in hidp_setup_hid() (Anderson Lizardo) [Orabug: 16711062] {CVE-2013-0349}
- dccp: check ccid before dereferencing (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 16711040] {CVE-2013-1827}
- USB: io_ti: Fix NULL dereference in chase_port() (Wolfgang Frisch) [Orabug: 16425435] {CVE-2013-1774}
- keys: fix race with concurrent install_user_keyrings() (David Howells) [Orabug: 16493369] {CVE-2013-1792}
- KVM: Fix bounds checking in ioapic indirect register reads (CVE-2013-1798) (Andy Honig) [Orabug: 16710937] {CVE-2013-1798}
- KVM: x86: fix for buffer overflow in handling of MSR_KVM_SYSTEM_TIME (CVE-2013-1796) (Jerry Snitselaar) [Orabug: 16710794] {CVE-2013-1796}
- net/tun: fix ioctl() based info leaks (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 16675501] {CVE-2012-6547}
- atm: fix info leak via getsockname() (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 16675501] {CVE-2012-6546}
- atm: fix info leak in getsockopt(SO_ATMPVC) (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 16675501] {CVE-2012-6546}
- xfrm_user: fix info leak in copy_to_user_tmpl() (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 16675501] {CVE-2012-6537}
- xfrm_user: fix info leak in copy_to_user_policy() (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 16675501] {CVE-2012-6537}
- xfrm_user: fix info leak in copy_to_user_state() (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 16675501] {CVE-2013-6537}
- xfrm_user: return error pointer instead of NULL #2 (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 16675501] {CVE-2013-1826}
- xfrm_user: return error pointer instead of NULL (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 16675501] {CVE-2013-1826}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-April/003436.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-April/003437.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 68852

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2013-2520.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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-2.6.32-400.26.2.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.26.2.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.26.2.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.26.2.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.26.2.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.26.2.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.26.2.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.26.2.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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/12/21

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5517, CVE-2012-6537, CVE-2012-6546, CVE-2012-6547, CVE-2013-0349, CVE-2013-0871, CVE-2013-1774, CVE-2013-1792, CVE-2013-1796, CVE-2013-1798, CVE-2013-1826, CVE-2013-1827

BID: 56527, 57986, 58112, 58202, 58368, 58381, 58383, 58604, 58607, 58977, 58992, 58996