Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3657)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 96070

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.293.2.el6uek]
- x86/iopl/64: properly context-switch IOPL on Xen PV (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 25269184] {CVE-2016-3157}
- net: Fix use after free in the recvmmsg exit path (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo) [Orabug: 25298618] {CVE-2016-7117}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-December/006604.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-December/006605.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 96070

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3657.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/22

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

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: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: 2016/12/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/04/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3157, CVE-2016-7117