Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3595)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92984

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[3.8.13-118.10.2.el7uek]
- tcp: make challenge acks less predictable (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 24010012] [Orabug: 2401010] {CVE-2016-5696}

[3.8.13-118.10.1.el7uek]
- ocfs2: call ocfs2_journal_access_di() before ocfs2_journal_dirty() in ocfs2_write_end_nolock() (yangwenfang) [Orabug: 19601200]
- ocfs2: improve recovery performance (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 24395691]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-August/006274.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-August/006275.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92984

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3595.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/16

Updated: 2019/03/25

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.10.2.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.10.2.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: 2016/08/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5696