Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3046)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84389

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.250.6.el6uek]
- x86/asm/entry/64: Remove a bogus 'ret_from_fork' optimization (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21308308] {CVE-2015-2830}
- x86, mm/ASLR: Fix stack randomization on 64-bit systems (Hector Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 21307918] {CVE-2015-1593} {CVE-2015-1593}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-June/005168.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-June/005169.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84389

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-3046.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/06/25

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: 2015/06/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/03/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1593, CVE-2015-2830

BID: 72607, 73699