Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3579)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91850

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [2.6.32-400.37.18.el6uek]
- IB/security: Restrict use of the write() interface (Jason Gunthorpe) [Orabug: 23641666] {CVE-2016-4565}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-June/006162.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-June/006163.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91850

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3579.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/27

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

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: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-2.6.32-400.37.18.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.18.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.18.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mlnx_en-2.6.32-400.37.18.el6uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.18.el5uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.18.el5uekdebug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.18.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ofa-2.6.32-400.37.18.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: 2016/06/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4565