Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : unbreakable enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3042)

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VPR Score: 5.9


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


Description of changes:

- SELinux: Fix kernel BUG on empty security contexts. (Stephen Smalley) [Orabug: 19028380] {CVE-2014-1874}
- floppy: don't write kernel-only members to FDRAWCMD ioctl output (Matthew Daley) [Orabug: 19028444] {CVE-2014-1738}
- floppy: ignore kernel-only members in FDRAWCMD ioctl input (Matthew Daley) [Orabug: 19028438] {CVE-2014-1737}
- libertas: potential oops in debugfs (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug: 19028416] {CVE-2013-6378}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76185

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3042.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/23/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/26/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6378, CVE-2014-1737, CVE-2014-1738, CVE-2014-1874

BID: 63886, 65459, 67300, 67302