Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3020)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 82490

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.249.3.el6uek]
- IB/core: Prevent integer overflow in ib_umem_get address arithmetic (Shachar Raindel) [Orabug: 20788393] {CVE-2014-8159} {CVE-2014-8159}

[2.6.39-400.249.2.el6uek]
- xen-pciback: limit guest control of command register (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 20704156] {CVE-2015-2150} {CVE-2015-2150}
- net: sctp: fix slab corruption from use after free on INIT collisions (Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 20780348] {CVE-2015-1421}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-March/004961.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-March/004962.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 82490

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-3020.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/04/01

Updated: 2019/04/01

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/03/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8159, CVE-2015-1421, CVE-2015-2150

BID: 72356, 73014, 73060