Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3055)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85176

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [2.6.32-400.37.9.el6uek]
- x86, tls: Interpret an all-zero struct user_desc as 'no segment' (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21518750] - x86, tls, ldt: Stop checking lm in LDT_empty (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21518750]

[2.6.32-400.37.8.el6uek]
- KVM: x86: SYSENTER emulation is broken (Nadav Amit) [Orabug: 21502741] {CVE-2015-0239} {CVE-2015-0239}
- x86/tls: Validate TLS entries to protect espfix (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 20223778] {CVE-2014-8133}
- fs: take i_mutex during prepare_binprm for set[ug]id executables (Jann Horn) [Orabug: 21502256] {CVE-2015-3339}
- eCryptfs: Remove buggy and unnecessary write in file name decode routine (Michael Halcrow) [Orabug: 21502067] {CVE-2014-9683}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-August/005277.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-August/005278.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85176

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-3055.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/08/03

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

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: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-2.6.32-400.37.9.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.9.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.9.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.9.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.9.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.9.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.9.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.9.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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/12/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8133, CVE-2014-9683, CVE-2015-0239, CVE-2015-3339