Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3538)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 99388

Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.294.7.el6uek]
- udp: properly support MSG_PEEK with truncated buffers (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25874741] {CVE-2016-10229}
- block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 25877531] {CVE-2016-7910}

Solution

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-April/006857.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 99388

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-3538.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/14

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/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: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

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-2016-10229, CVE-2016-7910