Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3107)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87332

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.2.2.el7uek]
- KVM: svm: unconditionally intercept #DB (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 22333698] {CVE-2015-8104}
- KVM: x86: work around infinite loop in microcode when #AC is delivered (Eric Northup) [Orabug: 22333689] {CVE-2015-5307} {CVE-2015-5307}
- KVM: x86: Defining missing x86 vectors (Nadav Amit) [Orabug: 22333689]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-December/005620.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-December/005621.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87332

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-3107.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/12/14

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

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:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.2.2.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.2.2.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: 2015/12/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5307, CVE-2015-8104