Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3068)

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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:

kernel-uek [2.6.32-400.37.10.el5uek]
- md: use kzalloc() when bitmap is disabled (Benjamin Randazzo) [Orabug: 21563043] {CVE-2015-5697}
- netfilter: nf_conntrack: reserve two bytes for nf_ct_ext->len (Andrey Vagin) [Orabug: 21562781] {CVE-2014-9715}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-August/005304.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-August/005305.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85263

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-3068.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/7/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: 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, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.10.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.10.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.10.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.10.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.10.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.10.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.10.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.10.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: 8/6/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/27/2015

Reference Information

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