Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3510)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88033


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


Description of changes:

kernel-uek [4.1.12-32.1.2.el7uek]
- KEYS: Fix keyring ref leak in join_session_keyring() (Yevgeny Pats) [Orabug: 22563965] {CVE-2016-0728}

- ocfs2: return non-zero st_blocks for inline data (John Haxby) [Orabug: 22218243]
- xen/events/fifo: Consume unprocessed events when a CPU dies (Ross Lagerwall) [Orabug: 22498877]
- Revert 'xen/fb: allow xenfb initialization for hvm guests' (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pciback: Don't allow MSI-X ops if PCI_COMMAND_MEMORY is not set. (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pciback: For XEN_PCI_OP_disable_msi[|x] only disable if device has MSI(X) enabled. (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pciback: Do not install an IRQ handler for MSI interrupts. (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pciback: Return error on XEN_PCI_OP_enable_msix when device has MSI or MSI-X enabled (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pciback: Return error on XEN_PCI_OP_enable_msi when device has MSI or MSI-X enabled (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen/pciback: Save xen_pci_op commands before processing it (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)
- xen-scsiback: safely copy requests (David Vrabel) - xen-blkback: read from indirect descriptors only once (Roger Pau Monn&eacute )
- xen-blkback: only read request operation from shared ring once (Roger Pau Monn&eacute )
- xen-netback: use RING_COPY_REQUEST() throughout (David Vrabel)
- xen-netback: don't use last request to determine minimum Tx credit (David Vrabel)
- xen: Add RING_COPY_REQUEST() (David Vrabel)


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88033

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3510.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/21

Modified: 2016/12/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-32.1.2.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-32.1.2.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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/20

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0728