Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3635)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94532


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


Description of changes:

kernel-uek [4.1.12-61.1.17.el7uek]
- sched: panic on corrupted stack end (Jann Horn) [Orabug: 24971921] {CVE-2016-1583}
- ecryptfs: forbid opening files without mmap handler (Jann Horn) [Orabug: 24971921] {CVE-2016-1583}
- proc: prevent stacking filesystems on top (Jann Horn) [Orabug: 24971921] {CVE-2016-1583}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94532

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3635.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/04

Modified: 2016/11/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.17.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.17.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: 2016/11/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1583