Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3038)

High Nessus Plugin ID 74377

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VPR Score: 9.4


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


Description of changes:

- futex: Make lookup_pi_state more robust (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918614] {CVE-2014-3153}
- futex: Always cleanup owner tid in unlock_pi (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918614] {CVE-2014-3153}
- futex: Validate atomic acquisition in futex_lock_pi_atomic() (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918614] {CVE-2014-3153}
- futex: Forbid uaddr1 == uaddr2 in futex_requeue(..., requeue_pi=1) (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918614] {CVE-2014-3153} {CVE-2014-3153}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74377

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3038.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/09

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 9.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/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, 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: 2014/06/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/07

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Android "Towelroot" Futex Requeue Kernel Exploit)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3153

BID: 67906