Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3651)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 95758


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


Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.15.1.el7uek]
- Revert 'i40e: Set defport behavior for the Main VSI when in promiscuous mode' (Jack Vogel) [Orabug: 22683573]
- mlx4: avoid multiple free on id_map_ent (Wengang Wang)
- xen-netfront: cast grant table reference first to type int (Dongli Zhang)
- xen-netfront: do not cast grant table reference to signed short (Dongli Zhang)
- RDS: Drop the connection as part of cancel to avoid hangs (Avinash Repaka) [Orabug: 25045360]
- sctp: validate chunk len before actually using it (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25142879] {CVE-2016-9555}
- mpi: Fix NULL ptr dereference in mpi_powm() [ver #3] (Andrey Ryabinin) [Orabug: 25154098] {CVE-2016-8650} {CVE-2016-8650}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 95758

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3651.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/13

Modified: 2016/12/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


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-3.8.13-118.15.1.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.15.1.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: 2016/12/12

Reference Information

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