Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (ELSA-2013-2585)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 71134
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 5 / 6 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2013-2585 advisory.

- The Bluetooth RFCOMM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not properly initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application. (CVE-2012-6545)

- The llc_ui_recvmsg function in net/llc/af_llc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (CVE-2013-3231)

- The mmc_ioctl_cdrom_read_data function in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c in the Linux kernel through 3.10 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a read operation on a malfunctioning CD-ROM drive. (CVE-2013-2164)

- The (1) key_notify_sa_flush and (2) key_notify_policy_flush functions in net/key/af_key.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 do not initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by reading a broadcast message from the notify interface of an IPSec key_socket. (CVE-2013-2234)

- The ipv6_create_tempaddr function in net/ipv6/addrconf.c in the Linux kernel through 3.8 does not properly handle problems with the generation of IPv6 temporary addresses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (excessive retries and address-generation outage), and consequently obtain sensitive information, via ICMPv6 Router Advertisement (RA) messages. (CVE-2013-0343)

- Off-by-one error in the get_prng_bytes function in crypto/ansi_cprng.c in the Linux kernel through 3.11.4 makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms via multiple requests for small amounts of data, leading to improper management of the state of the consumed data.
(CVE-2013-4345)

- The do_video_set_spu_palette function in fs/compat_ioctl.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6.5 on unspecified architectures lacks a certain error check, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted VIDEO_SET_SPU_PALETTE ioctl call on a /dev/dvb device.
(CVE-2013-1928)

- Multiple array index errors in drivers/hid/hid-core.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11 allow physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a crafted device that provides an invalid Report ID.
(CVE-2013-2888)

- drivers/hid/hid-zpff.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_HID_ZEROPLUS is enabled, allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device. (CVE-2013-2889)

- drivers/hid/hid-pl.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_HID_PANTHERLORD is enabled, allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device. (CVE-2013-2892)

- Buffer overflow in the __nfs4_get_acl_uncached function in fs/nfs/nfs4proc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a getxattr system call for the system.nfs4_acl extended attribute of a pathname on an NFSv4 filesystem. (CVE-2013-4591)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2013-2585.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71134

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2013-2585.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/29/2013

Updated: 9/8/2021

Dependencies: linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl, ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-4591

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6, 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-2.6.32-400.33.3.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.33.3.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.33.3.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.33.3.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.33.3.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.33.3.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.33.3.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.33.3.el6uekdebug

Required KB Items: Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/local_checks_enabled

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/28/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6545, CVE-2013-0343, CVE-2013-1928, CVE-2013-2164, CVE-2013-2234, CVE-2013-2888, CVE-2013-2889, CVE-2013-2892, CVE-2013-3231, CVE-2013-4345, CVE-2013-4591

BID: 58795, 58906, 58991, 59390, 60375, 60874, 62042, 62043, 62049, 62740, 63791