Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3510)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96479

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.294.1.el6uek]
- nvme: Limit command retries (Ashok Vairavan) [Orabug: 25342947] - tcp: fix use after free in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25374376] {CVE-2016-6828}
- ALSA: pcm : Call kill_fasync() in stream lock (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 25231728] {CVE-2016-9794}
- net: avoid signed overflows for SO_{SND|RCV}BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25231758] {CVE-2016-9793}
- KEYS: Fix short sprintf buffer in /proc/keys show function (David Howells) [Orabug: 25306377] {CVE-2016-7042}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-January/006638.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96479

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3510.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/13

Updated: 2019/04/10

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

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:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/16

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6828, CVE-2016-7042, CVE-2016-9793, CVE-2016-9794