Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3537)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99387

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.17.5.el7uek]
- block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 25877530] {CVE-2016-7910}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-April/006861.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-April/006862.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99387

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3537.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/14

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.17.5.el6uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.17.5.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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7910