Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3534)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99160

New! Vulnerability Priority Rating (VPR)

Tenable calculates a dynamic VPR for every vulnerability. VPR combines vulnerability information with threat intelligence and machine learning algorithms to predict which vulnerabilities are most likely to be exploited in attacks. Read more about what VPR is and how it's different from CVSS.

VPR Score: 9.4


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


Description of changes:

- Revert 'fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex()' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25790392] {CVE-2016-9644}

- net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766911] {CVE-2016-8399}

- ipv6: stop sending PTB packets for MTU < 1280 (Hagen Paul Pfeifer) [Orabug: 25765776] {CVE-2016-10142}
- sg_write()/bsg_write() is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765445] {CVE-2016-10088}
- scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25751996] {CVE-2017-7187}

- tty: n_hdlc: get rid of racy n_hdlc.tbuf (Alexander Popov) [Orabug: 25696686] {CVE-2017-2636}
- TTY: n_hdlc, fix lockdep false positive (Jiri Slaby) [Orabug: 25696686] {CVE-2017-2636}
- drivers/tty/n_hdlc.c: replace kmalloc/memset by kzalloc (Fabian Frederick) [Orabug: 25696686] {CVE-2017-2636}
- x86: bpf_jit: fix compilation of large bpf programs (Alexei Starovoitov) [Orabug: 21305080] {CVE-2015-4700}
- net: filter: return -EINVAL if BPF_S_ANC* operation is not supported (Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 22187148] - KEYS: request_key() should reget expired keys rather than give EKEYEXPIRED (David Howells) - KEYS: Increase root_maxkeys and root_maxbytes sizes (Steve Dickson) - firewire: net: guard against rx buffer overflows (Stefan Richter) [Orabug: 25451530] {CVE-2016-8633}
- x86/mm/32: Enable full randomization on i386 and X86_32 (Hector Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 25463927] {CVE-2016-3672}
- x86 get_unmapped_area: Access mmap_legacy_base through mm_struct member (Radu Caragea) [Orabug: 25463927] {CVE-2016-3672}
- pptp: verify sockaddr_len in pptp_bind() and pptp_connect() (WANG Cong) [Orabug: 25490335] {CVE-2015-8569}
- sg_start_req(): make sure that there's not too many elements in iovec (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25490372] {CVE-2015-5707}
- kvm: nVMX: Allow L1 to intercept software exceptions (#BP and #OF) (Jim Mattson) [Orabug: 25507195] {CVE-2016-9588}
- tcp: take care of truncations done by sk_filter() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25507230] {CVE-2016-8645}
- rose: limit sk_filter trim to payload (Willem de Bruijn) [Orabug: 25507230] {CVE-2016-8645}
- fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex() (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25507281] {CVE-2016-9178}
- scsi: arcmsr: Simplify user_len checking (Borislav Petkov) [Orabug: 25507328] {CVE-2016-7425}
- scsi: arcmsr: Buffer overflow in arcmsr_iop_message_xfer() (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug: 25507328] {CVE-2016-7425}
- net: fix a kernel infoleak in x25 module (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25512413] {CVE-2016-4580}
- USB: digi_acceleport: do sanity checking for the number of ports (Oliver Neukum) [Orabug: 25512471] {CVE-2016-3140}
- ipv4: keep skb->dst around in presence of IP options (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25543892] {CVE-2017-5970}
- net/llc: avoid BUG_ON() in skb_orphan() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25682430] {CVE-2017-6345}
- dccp: fix freeing skb too early for IPV6_RECVPKTINFO (Andrey Konovalov) {CVE-2017-6074}
- 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}
- net: avoid signed overflows for SO_{SND|RCV}BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25203623] {CVE-2016-9793}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99160

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3534.nasl

Version: 3.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/03

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 9.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.17.4.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.17.4.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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/08/31

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7446, CVE-2015-4700, CVE-2015-5707, CVE-2015-8569, CVE-2016-10088, CVE-2016-10142, CVE-2016-3140, CVE-2016-3672, CVE-2016-4482, CVE-2016-4485, CVE-2016-4580, CVE-2016-7425, CVE-2016-8399, CVE-2016-8633, CVE-2016-8645, CVE-2016-8646, CVE-2016-9178, CVE-2016-9588, CVE-2016-9644, CVE-2016-9793, CVE-2017-2636, CVE-2017-5970, CVE-2017-6074, CVE-2017-6345, CVE-2017-7187