Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3107)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80157


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


Description of changes:

- isofs: Fix unbounded recursion when processing relocated directories (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 20224060] {CVE-2014-5471} {CVE-2014-5472}
- x86_64, traps: Stop using IST for #SS (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 20224028] {CVE-2014-9090} {CVE-2014-9322}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80157

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3107.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/12/22

Modified: 2015/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5471, CVE-2014-5472, CVE-2014-9090, CVE-2014-9322

BID: 69396, 69428, 71250, 71685