Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3559)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91213

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [4.1.12-37.3.1.el7uek]
- KEYS: Fix ASN.1 indefinite length object parsing This fixes CVE-2016-0758. (David Howells) [Orabug: 23279022] {CVE-2016-0758}
- uek-rpm: ol6: revert DRM for experimental or OL6-incompatible drivers (Todd Vierling) [Orabug: 23270829]
- unix: properly account for FDs passed over unix sockets (willy tarreau) [Orabug: 23262277] {CVE-2013-4312} {CVE-2013-4312}
- sctp: Prevent soft lockup when sctp_accept() is called during a timeout event (Karl Heiss) [Orabug: 23222731] {CVE-2015-8767}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006063.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006064.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91213

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3559.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/18

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

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-4.1.12-37.3.1.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-37.3.1.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: 2016/05/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/02/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4312, CVE-2015-8767, CVE-2016-0758