Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3084)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78756

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-44.1.4.el7uek]
- USB: whiteheat: Added bounds checking for bulk command response (James Forshaw) [Orabug: 19849334] {CVE-2014-3185}
- HID: fix a couple of off-by-ones (Jiri Kosina) [Orabug: 19849317] {CVE-2014-3181}
- kvm: vmx: handle invvpid vm exit gracefully (Petr Matousek) [Orabug: 19906300] {CVE-2014-3646}
- nEPT: Nested INVEPT (Nadav Har'El) [Orabug: 19906267] {CVE-2014-3645}
- KVM: x86: Improve thread safety in pit (Andy Honig) [Orabug: 19905686] {CVE-2014-3611}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-October/004588.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-October/004593.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78756

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3084.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/10/31

Updated: 2019/07/24

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-44.1.4.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-44.1.4.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: 2014/10/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/09/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3181, CVE-2014-3185, CVE-2014-3611, CVE-2014-3645, CVE-2014-3646

BID: 69779, 69781, 70743, 70745, 70746