Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3053)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85118

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-68.3.5.el7uek]
- KVM: x86: SYSENTER emulation is broken (Nadav Amit) [Orabug: 21502739] {CVE-2015-0239} {CVE-2015-0239}
- fs: take i_mutex during prepare_binprm for set[ug]id executables (Jann Horn) [Orabug: 21502254] {CVE-2015-3339}
- eCryptfs: Remove buggy and unnecessary write in file name decode routine (Michael Halcrow) [Orabug: 21502065] {CVE-2014-9683}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-July/005244.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-July/005245.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85118

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-3053.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/30

Updated: 2019/04/01

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-68.3.5.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-68.3.5.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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/03/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9683, CVE-2015-0239, CVE-2015-3339