Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3087)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79242


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


Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-44.1.5.el7uek]
- net: sctp: fix panic on duplicate ASCONF chunks (Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 20010590] {CVE-2014-3687}
- net: sctp: fix skb_over_panic when receiving malformed ASCONF chunks (Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 20010577] {CVE-2014-3673}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79242

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3087.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/14

Modified: 2015/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-44.1.5.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-44.1.5.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: 2014/11/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3673, CVE-2014-3687

BID: 70766, 70883