Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3101)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87098

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.2.1.el7uek]
- ipc/sem.c: fully initialize sem_array before making it visible (Manfred Spraul) [Orabug: 22277382] {CVE-2015-7613}
- ipc: fix msg newqueue add (Guru Anbalagane) [Orabug: 22277382] {CVE-2015-7613}

[3.8.13-118.1.1.el7uek]
- sctp: fix race on protocol/netns initialization (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 22249981] {CVE-2015-5283}
- Initialize msg/shm IPC objects before doing ipc_addid() (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 22250045] {CVE-2015-7613}
- ixgbe: reset copper phy power mode (Ethan Zhao) [Orabug: 22271769]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-November/005590.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-November/005591.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87098

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-3101.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/11/30

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.2.1.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.2.1.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: 2015/11/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/10/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5283, CVE-2015-7613