Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3516)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97118


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


Description of changes:

- vfs: read file_handle only once in handle_to_path (Sasha Levin) [Orabug: 25388709] {CVE-2015-1420}
- crypto: algif_hash - Only export and import on sockets with data (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25417807]
- USB: usbfs: fix potential infoleak in devio (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462763] {CVE-2016-4482}
- net: fix infoleak in llc (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462811] {CVE-2016-4485}
- af_unix: Guard against other == sk in unix_dgram_sendmsg (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25464000] {CVE-2013-7446}
- unix: avoid use-after-free in ep_remove_wait_queue (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25464000] {CVE-2013-7446}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97118

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3516.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/13

Modified: 2017/10/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.4

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


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: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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7446, CVE-2015-1420, CVE-2016-4482, CVE-2016-4485