Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3048)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76603

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [2.6.32-400.36.4.el6uek]
- l2tp: fix an unprivileged user to kernel privilege escalation (Sasha Levin) [Orabug: 19229529] {CVE-2014-4943} {CVE-2014-4943}
- ptrace,x86: force IRET path after a ptrace_stop() (Tejun Heo) [Orabug: 19230692] {CVE-2014-4699}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-July/004234.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-July/004235.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76603

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3048.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/07/20

Updated: 2019/04/01

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-headers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.4.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.4.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.4.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.4.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.4.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.4.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.4.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.4.el6uekdebug, 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

BID: 63536, 68411, 68768