Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3067)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77138


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


Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-35.3.5.el7uek]
- net: Use netlink_ns_capable to verify the permisions of netlink messages (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 19404231] {CVE-2014-0181}
- net: Add variants of capable for use on netlink messages (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 19404231] - net: Add variants of capable for use on on sockets (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 19404231] - netlink: Rename netlink_capable netlink_allowed (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 19404231]
- sctp: Fix sk_ack_backlog wrap-around problem (Xufeng Zhang) [Orabug: 19404244] {CVE-2014-4667}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77138

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3067.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/08/12

Modified: 2015/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-35.3.5.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-35.3.5.el7uek, 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:6, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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: 2014/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0181, CVE-2014-4667

BID: 67034, 68224