Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3043)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84110

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [2.6.32-400.37.5.el6uek]
- x86_64, vdso: Fix the vdso address randomization algorithm (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21226731] {CVE-2014-9585}
- isofs: Fix infinite looping over CE entries (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 21225977] {CVE-2014-9420}
- x86_64, switch_to(): Load TLS descriptors before switching DS and ES (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21225939] {CVE-2014-9419}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-June/005116.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-June/005117.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84110

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-3043.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/06/11

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/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: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:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.5.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.5.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.5.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.5.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.5.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.5.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.5.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.5.el6uekdebug, 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: 2015/06/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/12/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9419, CVE-2014-9420, CVE-2014-9585

BID: 71717, 71794, 71990