Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3648)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 95617

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [4.1.12-61.1.22.el7uek]
- ocfs2: fix trans extend while free cached blocks (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 25136991]
- ocfs2: fix trans extend while flush truncate log (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 25136991]
- ocfs2: extend enough credits for freeing one truncate record while replaying truncate records (Xue jiufei) [Orabug: 25136991]
- mpi: Fix NULL ptr dereference in mpi_powm() [ver #3] (Andrey Ryabinin) [Orabug: 25154096] {CVE-2016-8650} {CVE-2016-8650}
- mlx4: avoid multiple free on id_map_ent (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 25159035]

[4.1.12-61.1.21.el7uek]
- NVMe: reduce queue depth as workaround for Samsung EPIC SQ errata (Ashok Vairavan) [Orabug: 25144380]
- sctp: validate chunk len before actually using it (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25142868] {CVE-2016-9555}

[4.1.12-61.1.20.el7uek]
- rebuild bumping release

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-December/006572.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-December/006573.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 95617

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3648.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/08

Updated: 2019/03/25

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.22.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.22.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: 2016/12/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8650, CVE-2016-9555