Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3553)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90938

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [2.6.32-400.37.16.el6uek]
- sctp: Prevent soft lockup when sctp_accept() is called during a timeout event (Karl Heiss) [Orabug: 23222781] {CVE-2015-8767}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006004.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006005.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90938

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3553.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/06

Updated: 2019/03/25

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

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

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: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-2.6.32-400.37.16.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.16.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.16.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.16.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.16.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.16.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.16.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.16.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: 2016/05/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/02/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8767