Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3565)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91291


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


Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.6.2.el7uek]
- KEYS: Fix ASN.1 indefinite length object parsing This fixes CVE-2016-0758. (David Howells) [Orabug: 23279020] {CVE-2016-0758}
- net: add validation for the socket syscall protocol argument (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [Orabug: 23267997] {CVE-2015-8543} {CVE-2015-8543}
- ipv6: addrconf: validate new MTU before applying it (Marcelo Leitner) [Orabug: 23263252] {CVE-2015-8215}
- unix: properly account for FDs passed over unix sockets (willy tarreau) [Orabug: 23262276] {CVE-2013-4312} {CVE-2013-4312}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91291

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3565.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/23

Modified: 2016/10/19

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-3.8.13-118.6.2.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.6.2.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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4312, CVE-2015-8215, CVE-2015-8543, CVE-2016-0758