Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3073)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77624

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [2.6.32-400.36.8.el6uek]
- auditsc: audit_krule mask accesses need bounds checking (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 19590638] {CVE-2014-3917}
- futex: Fix errors in nested key ref-counting (Darren Hart) [Orabug: 19590443] {CVE-2014-0205}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-September/004424.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-September/004425.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77624

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3073.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/09/11

Updated: 2019/07/24

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-headers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.8.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.8.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.8.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.8.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.8.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.8.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.8.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.8.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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0205, CVE-2014-3917

BID: 67699, 69725