Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3085)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78757


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


Description of changes:

- USB: whiteheat: Added bounds checking for bulk command response (James Forshaw) [Orabug: 19849335] {CVE-2014-3185}
- HID: fix a couple of off-by-ones (Jiri Kosina) [Orabug: 19849318] {CVE-2014-3181}
- KVM: x86: Improve thread safety in pit (Andy Honig) [Orabug: 19905687] {CVE-2014-3611}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78757

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3085.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/10/31

Modified: 2015/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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: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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/30

Reference Information

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

BID: 69779, 69781, 70743