Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3032)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83045


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


Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-68.1.3.el7uek]
- isofs: Fix unchecked printing of ER records (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 20930551] {CVE-2014-9584}
- KEYS: close race between key lookup and freeing (Sasha Levin) [Orabug: 20930548] {CVE-2014-9529} {CVE-2014-9529}
- mm: memcg: do not allow task about to OOM kill to bypass the limit (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] {CVE-2014-8171}
- mm: memcg: do not declare OOM from __GFP_NOFAIL allocations (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] {CVE-2014-8171}
- fs: buffer: move allocation failure loop into the allocator (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] {CVE-2014-8171}
- mm: memcg: handle non-error OOM situations more gracefully (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] {CVE-2014-8171}
- mm: memcg: do not trap chargers with full callstack on OOM (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] {CVE-2014-8171}
- mm: memcg: rework and document OOM waiting and wakeup (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] {CVE-2014-8171}
- mm: memcg: enable memcg OOM killer only for user faults (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] {CVE-2014-8171}
- x86: finish user fault error path with fatal signal (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] {CVE-2014-8171}
- arch: mm: pass userspace fault flag to generic fault handler (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] {CVE-2014-8171}
- selinux: Permit bounded transitions under NO_NEW_PRIVS or NOSUID. (Stephen Smalley) [Orabug: 20930501] {CVE-2014-3215}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83045

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-3032.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/04/24

Modified: 2018/03/05

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


Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-68.1.3.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-68.1.3.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: 2015/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3215, CVE-2014-8171, CVE-2014-9529, CVE-2014-9584

BID: 71880, 74293