Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3047)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76602

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.215.4.el6uek]
- l2tp: fix an unprivileged user to kernel privilege escalation (Sasha Levin) [Orabug: 19229505] {CVE-2014-4943} {CVE-2014-4943}
- ptrace,x86: force IRET path after a ptrace_stop() (Tejun Heo) [Orabug: 19230690] {CVE-2014-4699}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-July/004232.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-July/004233.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76602

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3047.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/07/20

Updated: 2020/09/24

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A: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: 2014/07/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/07/09

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4699, CVE-2014-4943