Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3515)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 97117
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VPR Score: 6.9

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.16.3.el7uek]
- crypto: algif_hash - Only export and import on sockets with data (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25417805] {CVE-2016-8646}
- USB: usbfs: fix potential infoleak in devio (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462760] {CVE-2016-4482}
- net: fix infoleak in llc (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462807] {CVE-2016-4485}
- af_unix: Guard against other == sk in unix_dgram_sendmsg (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25463996] {CVE-2013-7446}
- unix: avoid use-after-free in ep_remove_wait_queue (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25463996] {CVE-2013-7446}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-February/006702.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-February/006703.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97117

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3515.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/13/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.16.3.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.16.3.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: 2/10/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/28/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7446, CVE-2016-4482, CVE-2016-4485, CVE-2016-8646