Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3067)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85262

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.250.10.el5uek]
- md: use kzalloc() when bitmap is disabled (Benjamin Randazzo) [Orabug: 21563042] {CVE-2015-5697}
- netfilter: nf_conntrack: reserve two bytes for nf_ct_ext->len (Andrey Vagin) [Orabug: 21562780] {CVE-2014-9715}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-August/005302.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-August/005303.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85262

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-3067.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/08/07

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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, 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: 2015/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/05/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9715, CVE-2015-5697