Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3514)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97057


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


Description of changes:

kernel-uek [4.1.12-61.1.27.el7uek]
- vfio/pci: Fix integer overflows, bitmask check (Vlad Tsyrklevich) [Orabug: 25164094] {CVE-2016-9083} {CVE-2016-9084}
- Don't feed anything but regular iovec's to blk_rq_map_user_iov (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 25231931] {CVE-2016-9576}
- kvm: x86: Check memopp before dereference (CVE-2016-8630) (Owen Hofmann) [Orabug: 25417387] {CVE-2016-8630}
- crypto: algif_hash - Only export and import on sockets with data (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25417799] {CVE-2016-8646}
- USB: usbfs: fix potential infoleak in devio (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462755] {CVE-2016-4482}
- net: fix infoleak in llc (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462799] {CVE-2016-4485}

- xen-netback: fix extra_info handling in xenvif_tx_err() (Paul Durrant) [Orabug: 25445336]
- net: Documentation: Fix default value tcp_limit_output_bytes (Niklas Cassel) [Orabug: 25458076]
- tcp: double default TSQ output bytes limit (Wei Liu) [Orabug: 25458076]
- xenbus: fix deadlock on writes to /proc/xen/xenbus (David Vrabel) [Orabug: 25430143]


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97057

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3514.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/08

Modified: 2017/02/08

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:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.27.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.27.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: 2017/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4482, CVE-2016-4485, CVE-2016-8630, CVE-2016-8646, CVE-2016-9083, CVE-2016-9084, CVE-2016-9576