Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-0933-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 99386


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


Description of changes:

- [3.10.0-514.]
- [ipc] ipc/sem.c: bugfix for semctl(,,GETZCNT) (Manfred Spraul) [orabug 22552377]
- Oracle Linux certificates (Alexey Petrenko)
- Oracle Linux RHCK Module Signing Key was compiled into kernel (olkmod_signing_key.x509)(<A HREF=''>alexey.petrenko at</A>)
- Update x509.genkey [bug 24817676]

- [tty] n_hdlc: get rid of racy n_hdlc.tbuf ('Herton R. Krzesinski') [1429919 1429920] {CVE-2017-2636}
- [md] dm rq: cope with DM device destruction while in dm_old_request_fn() (Mike Snitzer) [1430334 1412854]
- [fs] nfs: Fix inode corruption in nfs_prime_dcache() (Benjamin Coddington) [1429514 1416532]
- [fs] nfs: Don't let readdirplus revalidate an inode that was marked as stale (Benjamin Coddington) [1429514 1416532]
- [block] Copy a user iovec if it includes gaps (Jeff Moyer) [1429508 1421263]
- [kernel] percpu-refcount: fix reference leak during percpu-atomic transition (Jeff Moyer) [1429507 1418333]
- [powerpc] eeh: eeh_pci_enable(): fix checking of post-request state (Steve Best) [1425538 1383670]
- [s390] mm: handle PTE-mapped tail pages in fast gup (Hendrik Brueckner) [1423438 1391532]
- [net] skbuff: Fix skb checksum partial check (Lance Richardson) [1422964 1411480]
- [net] skbuff: Fix skb checksum flag on skb pull (Lance Richardson) [1422964 1411480]
- [security] selinux: fix off-by-one in setprocattr (Paul Moore) [1422368 1422369] {CVE-2017-2618}
- [virtio] balloon: check the number of available pages in leak balloon (David Hildenbrand) [1417194 1401615]
- [infiniband] ib/rdmavt: Only put mmap_info ref if it exists (Jonathan Toppins) [1417191 1391299]
- [x86] kvm: x86: make lapic hrtimer pinned (Luiz Capitulino) [1416373 1392593]
- [kernel] sched/nohz: Fix affine unpinned timers mess (Luiz Capitulino) [1416373 1392593]
- [kernel] nohz: Affine unpinned timers to housekeepers (Luiz Capitulino) [1416373 1392593]
- [kernel] tick-sched: add housekeeping_mask cpumask (Luiz Capitulino) [1416373 1392593]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Add UV4-specific functions (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Fix payload queue setup on UV4 hardware (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Disable software timeout on UV4 hardware (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Populate ->uvhub_version with UV4 version information (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Use generic function pointers (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Add generic function pointers (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Convert uv_physnodeaddr() use to uv_gpa_to_offset() (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Clean up pq_init() (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Clean up and update printks (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [x86] platform/uv/bau: Clean up vertical alignment (Frank Ramsay) [1414715 1386692]
- [virtio] virtio-pci: alloc only resources actually used (Laurent Vivier) [1413093 1375153]
- [net] avoid signed overflows for SO_{SND|RCV}BUFFORCE (Sabrina Dubroca) [1412473 1412474] {CVE-2016-9793}
- [netdrv] sfc: clear napi_hash state when copying channels (Jarod Wilson) [1401461 1394304]
- [lib] mpi: Fix NULL ptr dereference in mpi_powm() (Mateusz Guzik) [1398457 1398458] {CVE-2016-8650}
- [scsi] lpfc: Fix eh_deadline setting for sli3 adapters (Ewan Milne) [1430687 1366564]
- [md] dm round robin: revert 'use percpu 'repeat_count' and 'current_path'' (Mike Snitzer) [1430689 1422567]
- [md] dm round robin: do not use this_cpu_ptr() without having preemption disabled (Mike Snitzer) [1430689 1422567]
- Revert: [x86] Handle non enumerated CPU after physical hotplug (Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738]
- Revert: [x86] smp: Don't try to poke disabled/non-existent APIC (Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738]
- Revert: [x86] smpboot: Init apic mapping before usage (Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738]
- Revert: [x86] revert 'perf/uncore: Disable uncore on kdump kernel' (Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738]
- Revert: [x86] perf/x86/intel/uncore: Fix hardcoded socket 0 assumption in the Haswell init code (Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738]


Update the affected kernel packages. Note that the updated packages may not be immediately available from the package repository and its mirrors.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99386

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-0933-1.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/14/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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


Risk Factor: High

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-headers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python-perf, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-doc

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/13/2017

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8650, CVE-2016-9793, CVE-2017-2618, CVE-2017-2636