Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3105)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80006
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 5 / 6 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2014-3105 advisory.

- The report_fixup functions in the HID subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.16.2 might allow physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device that provides a small report descriptor, related to (1) drivers/hid/hid-cherry.c, (2) drivers/hid/hid-kye.c, (3) drivers/hid/hid-lg.c, (4) drivers/hid/hid-monterey.c, (5) drivers/hid/hid-petalynx.c, and (6) drivers/hid/hid-sunplus.c. (CVE-2014-3184)

- The SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.17.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering a large number of chunks in an association's output queue, as demonstrated by ASCONF probes, related to net/sctp/inqueue.c and net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c. (CVE-2014-3688)

- Race condition in the tlv handler functionality in the snd_ctl_elem_user_tlv function in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.15.2 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access.
(CVE-2014-4652)

- Multiple integer overflows in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.15.2 allow local users to cause a denial of service by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access, related to (1) index values in the snd_ctl_add function and (2) numid values in the snd_ctl_remove_numid_conflict function. (CVE-2014-4656)

- The __udf_read_inode function in fs/udf/inode.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.3 does not restrict the amount of ICB indirection, which allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop or stack consumption) via a UDF filesystem with a crafted inode. (CVE-2014-6410)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3105.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80006

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3105.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/15/2014

Updated: 9/8/2021

Dependencies: linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl, ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-4656

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6, 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-2.6.32-400.36.12.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.12.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.12.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.36.12.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.12.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.12.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.12.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.36.12.el6uekdebug

Required KB Items: Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/local_checks_enabled

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/11/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/3/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3184, CVE-2014-3688, CVE-2014-4652, CVE-2014-4656, CVE-2014-6410

BID: 68163, 68170, 69768, 69799, 70768