Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3503)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87836

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [2.6.32-400.37.15.el6uek]
- ipc/sem.c: fully initialize sem_array before making it visible (Manfred Spraul) [Orabug: 22250043] {CVE-2015-7613}
- Initialize msg/shm IPC objects before doing ipc_addid() (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 22250043] {CVE-2015-7613}
- crypto: add missing crypto module aliases (Mathias Krause) [Orabug: 22249655] {CVE-2013-7421} {CVE-2014-9644}
- crypto: include crypto- module prefix in template (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 22249655] {CVE-2013-7421} {CVE-2014-9644}
- crypto: prefix module autoloading with 'crypto-' (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 22249655] {CVE-2013-7421} {CVE-2014-9644}

[2.6.32-400.37.14.el6uek]
- KVM: add arg to ac_interception() missing from 'KVM: x86: work around infinite loop in microcode when #AC is delivered' (Chuck Anderson) [Orabug: 22336493] {CVE-2015-5307}

[2.6.32-400.37.13.el6uek]
- KVM: svm: unconditionally intercept #DB (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 22336518] {CVE-2015-8104} {CVE-2015-8104}
- KVM: x86: work around infinite loop in microcode when #AC is delivered (Eric Northup) [Orabug: 22336493] {CVE-2015-5307} {CVE-2015-5307}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-January/005679.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-January/005680.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87836

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3503.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/11

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

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: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-2.6.32-400.37.15.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.15.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.15.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.15.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.15.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.15.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.15.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.15.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: 2016/01/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/03/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7421, CVE-2014-9644, CVE-2015-5307, CVE-2015-7613, CVE-2015-8104