Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3588)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92657

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:


[3.8.13-118.9.1.el7uek]
- mlx4: Increase SYNC_TPT command timeout (Mukesh Kacker) [Orabug: 22895790]
- neigh: do not modify unlinked entries (Julian Anastasov) [Orabug: 23072705]
- mm/slab: Improve performance of slabinfo stats gathering (Aruna Ramakrishna) [Orabug: 23720437]
- atl2: Disable unimplemented scatter/gather feature (Ben Hutchings) [Orabug: 23703901] {CVE-2016-2117} {CVE-2016-2117}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-July/006216.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-July/006217.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92657

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3588.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/01

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.9.1.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.9.1.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: 2016/07/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2117