Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3086)

High Nessus Plugin ID 78839

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [2.6.32-400.36.10.el6uek]
- USB: whiteheat: Added bounds checking for bulk command response (James Forshaw) [Orabug: 19849336] {CVE-2014-3185}
- HID: fix a couple of off-by-ones (Jiri Kosina) [Orabug: 19849320] {CVE-2014-3181} logging macros to functions (Joe Perches) [Orabug: 19847630] {CVE-2014-3535} logging macros to functions (Joe Perches) [Orabug: 19847630]
- vsprintf: Recursive vsnprintf: Add '%pV', struct va_format (Joe Perches) [Orabug: 19847630]
- KVM: x86: Improve thread safety in pit (Andy Honig) [Orabug: 19905688] {CVE-2014-3611}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-November/004608.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-November/004609.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78839

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3086.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/04

Updated: 2019/04/01

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-headers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.10.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.10.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.10.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.10.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.10.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.10.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.10.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.10.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: 2014/11/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/09/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3181, CVE-2014-3185, CVE-2014-3535, CVE-2014-3611

BID: 69721, 69779, 69781, 70743