Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3009)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72533


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


Description of changes:

- inet: fix addr_len/msg->msg_namelen assignment in recv_error and rxpmtu functions (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [18247289] {CVE-2013-7263} {CVE-2013-7265}

- inet: prevent leakage of uninitialized memory to user in recv syscalls (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [18238382] {CVE-2013-7263} {CVE-2013-7265}
- exec/ptrace: fix get_dumpable() incorrect tests (Kees Cook) [18238353] {CVE-2013-2929}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72533

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3009.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/02/17

Updated: 2019/09/30

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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: 2014/02/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/12/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2929, CVE-2013-7263, CVE-2013-7265

BID: 64111, 64677, 64686