Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2013-2538)

high Nessus Plugin ID 68978
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VPR Score: 6.7


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


Description of changes:

- Revert 'be2net: enable interrupts in probe' (Jerry Snitselaar) [Orabug: 17179597]

- be2net: enable interrupts in probe (Jerry Snitselaar) [Orabug: 17080364] - Bluetooth: RFCOMM - Fix missing msg_namelen update in rfcomm_sock_recvmsg() (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 17173830] {CVE-2013-3225}
- Bluetooth: fix possible info leak in bt_sock_recvmsg() (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 17173830] {CVE-2013-3224}
- atm: update msg_namelen in vcc_recvmsg() (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 17173830] {CVE-2013-3222}
- rtnl: fix info leak on RTM_GETLINK request for VF devices (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 17173830] {CVE-2013-2635}
- dcbnl: fix various netlink info leaks (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 17173830] {CVE-2013-2634}
- udf: avoid info leak on export (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 17173830] {CVE-2012-6548}
- tracing: Fix possible NULL pointer dereferences (Namhyung Kim) [Orabug: 17173830] {CVE-2013-3301}
- b43: stop format string leaking into error msgs (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 17173830] {CVE-2013-2852}
- signal: always clear sa_restorer on execve (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 17173830] {CVE-2013-0914}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 68978

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2013-2538.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/19/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: 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, 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: 7/18/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/15/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6548, CVE-2013-0914, CVE-2013-2634, CVE-2013-2635, CVE-2013-2852, CVE-2013-3222, CVE-2013-3224, CVE-2013-3225, CVE-2013-3301

BID: 58426, 58597, 58994, 59055, 59377, 59383, 59385, 60410