Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3646)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95044


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


Description of changes:

- aacraid: Check size values after double-fetch from user (Dave Carroll) [Orabug: 25060055] {CVE-2016-6480} {CVE-2016-6480}
- audit: fix a double fetch in audit_log_single_execve_arg() (Paul Moore) [Orabug: 25059962] {CVE-2016-6136}
- ecryptfs: don't allow mmap when the lower fs doesn't support it (Jeff Mahoney) [Orabug: 24971918] {CVE-2016-1583} {CVE-2016-1583}
- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_tinterrupt (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25059900] {CVE-2016-4578}
- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_ccallback (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25059900] {CVE-2016-4578}
- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in SNDRV_TIMER_IOCTL_PARAMS (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25059755] {CVE-2016-4569}
- Bluetooth: Fix potential NULL dereference in RFCOMM bind callback (Jaganath Kanakkassery) [Orabug: 25058905] {CVE-2015-8956}
- mm: migrate dirty page without clear_page_dirty_for_io etc (Hugh Dickins) [Orabug: 25059195] {CVE-2016-3070}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95044

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3646.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: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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/21

Reference Information

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