Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3619)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93678

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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [4.1.12-61.1.10.el7uek]
- netfilter: x_tables: make sure e->next_offset covers remaining blob size (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24682076] {CVE-2016-4997} {CVE-2016-4998}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate e->target_offset early (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24682076] {CVE-2016-4997} {CVE-2016-4998}

[4.1.12-61.1.9.el7uek]
- xen-blkback: don't get ref for each queue (Bob Liu) [Orabug: 24616917] - NVMe: Fix obtaining command result (Keith Busch) [Orabug: 24655742]

[4.1.12-61.1.8.el7uek]
- Revert 'ixgbe: make a workaround to tx hang issue under dom' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 24618738]

[4.1.12-61.1.7.el7uek]
- x86/xen: Add x86_platform.is_untracked_pat_range quirk to ignore ISA regions. (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk) [Orabug: 24566046]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-September/006353.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-September/006354.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93678

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3619.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/23

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.10.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.10.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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/07/03

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Linux Kernel 4.6.3 Netfilter Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4997, CVE-2016-4998