Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3082)

high Nessus Plugin ID 78579
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VPR Score: 5.9


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


Description of changes:

- ALSA: control: Don't access controls outside of protected regions (Lars-Peter Clausen) [Orabug: 19817786] {CVE-2014-4653} {CVE-2014-4654} {CVE-2014-4655}
- ALSA: control: Fix replacing user controls (Lars-Peter Clausen) [Orabug: 19817748] {CVE-2014-4653} {CVE-2014-4654} {CVE-2014-4655}
- kvm: iommu: fix the third parameter of kvm_iommu_put_pages (CVE-2014-3601) (Michael S. Tsirkin) [Orabug: 19817647] {CVE-2014-3601}
- mm: try_to_unmap_cluster() should lock_page() before mlocking (Vlastimil Babka) [Orabug: 19817323] {CVE-2014-3122}
- vm: convert fb_mmap to vm_iomap_memory() helper (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 19816563] {CVE-2013-2596}
- vm: add vm_iomap_memory() helper function (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 19816563] {CVE-2013-2596}
- net: sctp: inherit auth_capable on INIT collisions (Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 19816068] {CVE-2014-5077}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78579

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3082.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/20/2014

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: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: 10/18/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/13/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2596, CVE-2014-3122, CVE-2014-3601, CVE-2014-4653, CVE-2014-4654, CVE-2014-4655, CVE-2014-5077

BID: 59264, 67162, 68162, 68164, 68881, 69489