Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3644)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95042


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


Description of changes:

kernel-uek [4.1.12-61.1.19.el7uek]
- acpi: Disable ACPI table override if securelevel is set (Linn Crosetto) [Orabug: 25058966] {CVE-2016-3699}
- aacraid: Check size values after double-fetch from user (Dave Carroll) [Orabug: 25060060] {CVE-2016-6480} {CVE-2016-6480}
- audit: fix a double fetch in audit_log_single_execve_arg() (Paul Moore) [Orabug: 25059969] {CVE-2016-6136}
- ecryptfs: don't allow mmap when the lower fs doesn't support it (Jeff Mahoney) [Orabug: 25023269] {CVE-2016-1583} {CVE-2016-1583}
- Revert 'ecryptfs: forbid opening files without mmap handler' (Chuck Anderson) [Orabug: 24971921] {CVE-2016-1583}
- percpu: fix synchronization between synchronous map extension and chunk destruction (Tejun Heo) [Orabug: 25060084] {CVE-2016-4794}
- percpu: fix synchronization between chunk->map_extend_work and chunk destruction (Tejun Heo) [Orabug: 25060084] {CVE-2016-4794}
- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_tinterrupt (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25059898] {CVE-2016-4578}
- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_ccallback (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25059898] {CVE-2016-4578}
- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in SNDRV_TIMER_IOCTL_PARAMS (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25059752] {CVE-2016-4569}
- Bluetooth: Fix potential NULL dereference in RFCOMM bind callback (Jaganath Kanakkassery) [Orabug: 25058894] {CVE-2015-8956}
- ASN.1: Fix non-match detection failure on data overrun (David Howells) [Orabug: 25059037] {CVE-2016-2053}
- mm: migrate dirty page without clear_page_dirty_for_io etc (Hugh Dickins) [Orabug: 25059188] {CVE-2016-3070}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95042

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3644.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/22

Modified: 2016/11/22

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-4.1.12-61.1.19.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.19.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: 2016/11/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8956, CVE-2016-1583, CVE-2016-2053, CVE-2016-3070, CVE-2016-3699, CVE-2016-4569, CVE-2016-4578, CVE-2016-4794, CVE-2016-6136, CVE-2016-6480