Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3551)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90936

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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 [3.8.13-118.6.1.el7uek]
- skbuff: skb_segment: orphan frags before copying (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 23018911]
- RDS/IB: VRPC DELAY / OSS RECONNECT CAUSES 5 MINUTE STALL ON PORT FAILURE (Venkat Venkatsubra) [Orabug: 22888920]
- mlx4_core: Introduce restrictions for PD update (Ajaykumar Hotchandani)
- filename should be destroyed via final_putname() instead of
__putname() (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 22346320]
- RDS: Fix the atomicity for congestion map update (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 23141554]
- sctp: Prevent soft lockup when sctp_accept() is called during a timeout event (Karl Heiss) [Orabug: 23222753] {CVE-2015-8767}

[3.8.13-118.5.1.el7uek]
- x86_64: expand kernel stack to 16K (Minchan Kim) [Orabug: 21140371]
- iommu/vt-d: add quirk for broken interrupt remapping on 55XX chipsets (Neil Horman) [Orabug: 22534160]
- xen: remove unneeded variables and one constant (Daniel Kiper) [Orabug: 22288700]
- Revert 'x86/xen: delay construction of mfn_list_list' (Daniel Kiper) [Orabug: 22288700]
- ocfs2/dlm: fix misuse of list_move_tail() in dlm_run_purge_list() (Tariq Saeed) [Orabug: 22898384]
- ocfs2/dlm: do not purge lockres that is queued for assert master (Xue jiufei) [Orabug: 22898384]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006000.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006001.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90936

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3551.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/06

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.6.1.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.6.1.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: 2016/05/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/02/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8767