Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3003)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81100


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


Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-55.1.5.el7uek]
- [CIFS] Possible null ptr deref in SMB2_tcon (Steve French) [Orabug: 20433140] {CVE-2014-7145}

- net: sctp: fix NULL pointer dereference in af->from_addr_param on malformed packet (Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 20425332] {CVE-2014-7841}

- ACPI: x2apic entry ignored (Cathy Avery) [Orabug: 19475776] - i40e: relax the firmware API version check (Shannon Nelson) [Orabug: 20216831]
- x86, fpu: remove the logic of non-eager fpu mem allocation at the first usage (Annie Li) [Orabug: 20232585]
- iommu/{vt-d,amd}: Remove multifunction assumption around grouping (Alex Williamson) [Orabug: 20192796]


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81100

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-3003.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/01/30

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-3.8.13-55.1.5.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-55.1.5.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: 2015/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7145, CVE-2014-7841

BID: 69867, 71081