Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3623)

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Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.13.2.el7uek]
- HID: hiddev: validate num_values for HIDIOCGUSAGES, HIDIOCSUSAGES commands (Scott Bauer) [Orabug: 24798695] {CVE-2016-5829}

[3.8.13-118.13.1.el7uek]
- Revert 'rds: skip rx/tx work when destroying connection' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 24790116]

[3.8.13-118.12.1.el7uek]
- scsi_sysfs: protect against double execution of __scsi_remove_device() (Vitaly Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 23720563]
- ocfs2: Fix double put of recount tree in ocfs2_lock_refcount_tree() (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 24691666]
- netfilter: x_tables: speed up jump target validation (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: enforce nul-terminated table name from getsockopt GET_ENTRIES (Pablo Neira Ayuso) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: remove unused comefrom hookmask argument (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: introduce and use xt_copy_counters_from_user (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: do compat validation via translate_table (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: xt_compat_match_from_user doesn't need a retval (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: ip6_tables: simplify translate_compat_table args (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: ip_tables: simplify translate_compat_table args (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: arp_tables: simplify translate_compat_table args (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: don't reject valid target size on some architectures (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate all offsets and sizes in a rule (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: check for bogus target offset (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: check standard target size too (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: add compat version of xt_check_entry_offsets (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: assert minimum target size (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: kill check_entry helper (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: add and use xt_check_entry_offsets (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate targets of jumps (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: fix unconditional helper (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate targets of jumps (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: don't move to non-existent next rule (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: fix unconditional helper (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: check for size overflow (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690304] {CVE-2016-3134}
- NFSv4: Fail I/O if the state recovery fails irrevocably (Trond Myklebust) [Orabug: 24681407]
- rds: skip rx/tx work when destroying connection (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 24395795]
- ocfs2: Fix start offset to ocfs2_zero_range_for_truncate() (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 23747627]
- sched/core: Clear the root_domain cpumasks in init_rootdomain() (Xunlei Pang) [Orabug: 23518545]
- ocfs2: move dquot_initialize() in ocfs2_delete_inode() somewhat later (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 23097098]
- fuse: fix typo while displaying fuse numa mount option (Ashish Samant)
- IB/mlx4: Replace kfree with kvfree in mlx4_ib_destroy_srq (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 22570521]
- ocfs2: return non-zero st_blocks for inline data (John Haxby) [Orabug: 22218260]
- watchdog: update watchdog_thresh properly (Michal Hocko) [Orabug: 21868337]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006397.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006398.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93904

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3623.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/7/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 7.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.13.2.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.13.2.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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/6/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/27/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3134, CVE-2016-5829