Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3624)

high Nessus Plugin ID 93905
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Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.286.2.el6uek]
- HID: hiddev: validate num_values for HIDIOCGUSAGES, HIDIOCSUSAGES commands (Scott Bauer) [Orabug: 24798694] {CVE-2016-5829}

[2.6.39-400.286.1.el6uek]
- Revert 'rds: skip rx/tx work when destroying connection' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 24790158]

[2.6.39-400.285.1.el6uek]
- netfilter: x_tables: speed up jump target validation (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: enforce nul-terminated table name from getsockopt GET_ENTRIES (Pablo Neira Ayuso) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: remove unused comefrom hookmask argument (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: introduce and use xt_copy_counters_from_user (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: do compat validation via translate_table (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: xt_compat_match_from_user doesn't need a retval (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: ip6_tables: simplify translate_compat_table args (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: ip_tables: simplify translate_compat_table args (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: arp_tables: simplify translate_compat_table args (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: don't reject valid target size on some architectures (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate all offsets and sizes in a rule (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: check for bogus target offset (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: check standard target size too (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: add compat version of xt_check_entry_offsets (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: assert minimum target size (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: kill check_entry helper (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: add and use xt_check_entry_offsets (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate targets of jumps (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: fix unconditional helper (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate targets of jumps (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: don't move to non-existent next rule (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: fix unconditional helper (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- netfilter: x_tables: check for size overflow (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24690302] {CVE-2016-3134}
- ocfs2: Fix double put of recount tree in ocfs2_lock_refcount_tree() (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 24587406]
- TTY: do not reset master's packet mode (Jiri Slaby) [Orabug: 24569399]
- ocfs2: Fix start offset to ocfs2_zero_range_for_truncate() (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 24500401]
- rds: skip rx/tx work when destroying connection (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 24314773]
- Revert 'IPoIB: serialize changing on tx_outstanding' (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 23745787]
- xen/events: document behaviour when scanning the start word for events (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 23083945]
- xen/events: mask events when changing their VCPU binding (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 23083945]
- xen/events: initialize local per-cpu mask for all possible events (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 23083945]
- IB/mlx4: Replace kfree with kvfree in mlx4_ib_destroy_srq (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 22570922]
- NFS: Remove BUG_ON() calls from the generic writeback code (Trond Myklebust) [Orabug: 22386565]
- ocfs2: return non-zero st_blocks for inline data (John Haxby) [Orabug: 22218262]
- oracleasm: Classify device connectivity issues as global errors (Martin K. Petersen) [Orabug: 21760143]

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006399.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006400.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93905

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3624.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: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:5, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

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