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Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2020-4182)

2023-09-0700:00:00
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oracle linux 6
kernel vulnerability
reference count overflow
use-after-free
elsa-2020-4182 advisory

CVSS2

7.2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

EPSS

0.002

Percentile

52.6%

The remote Oracle Linux 6 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2020-4182 advisory.

  • The Linux kernel before 5.1-rc5 allows page->_refcount reference count overflow, with resultant use-after- free issues, if about 140 GiB of RAM exists. This is related to fs/fuse/dev.c, fs/pipe.c, fs/splice.c, include/linux/mm.h, include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h, kernel/trace/trace.c, mm/gup.c, and mm/hugetlb.c. It can occur with FUSE requests. (CVE-2019-11487)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application’s self-reported version number.

#%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 80900
##
# (C) Tenable, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2020-4182.
##

include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(180903);
  script_version("1.0");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2023/09/07");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2019-11487");

  script_name(english:"Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2020-4182)");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"synopsis", value:
"The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"description", value:
"The remote Oracle Linux 6 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the
ELSA-2020-4182 advisory.

  - The Linux kernel before 5.1-rc5 allows page->_refcount reference count overflow, with resultant use-after-
    free issues, if about 140 GiB of RAM exists. This is related to fs/fuse/dev.c, fs/pipe.c, fs/splice.c,
    include/linux/mm.h, include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h, kernel/trace/trace.c, mm/gup.c, and mm/hugetlb.c. It can
    occur with FUSE requests. (CVE-2019-11487)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version
number.");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2020-4182.html");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:
"Update the affected packages.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");
  script_set_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cvss_score_source", value:"CVE-2019-11487");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2019/04/23");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2020/10/08");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2023/09/07");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-abi-whitelists");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-devel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-devel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-firmware");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-headers");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:perf");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python-perf");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family(english:"Oracle Linux Local Security Checks");

  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2023 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");

  script_dependencies("linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl", "ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/OracleLinux", "Host/RedHat/release", "Host/RedHat/rpm-list", "Host/local_checks_enabled");

  exit(0);
}


include('ksplice.inc');
include('rpm.inc');

if (!get_kb_item('Host/local_checks_enabled')) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item('Host/OracleLinux')) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, 'Oracle Linux');
var os_release = get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/release");
if (isnull(os_release) || !pregmatch(pattern: "Oracle (?:Linux Server|Enterprise Linux)", string:os_release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, 'Oracle Linux');
var os_ver = pregmatch(pattern: "Oracle (?:Linux Server|Enterprise Linux) .*release ([0-9]+(\.[0-9]+)?)", string:os_release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, 'Oracle Linux');
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! preg(pattern:"^6([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, 'Oracle Linux 6', 'Oracle Linux ' + os_ver);

if (!get_kb_item('Host/RedHat/rpm-list')) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

var cpu = get_kb_item('Host/cpu');
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ('x86_64' >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$" && 'aarch64' >!< cpu) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, 'Oracle Linux', cpu);

var machine_uptrack_level = get_one_kb_item('Host/uptrack-uname-r');
if (machine_uptrack_level)
{
  var trimmed_uptrack_level = ereg_replace(string:machine_uptrack_level, pattern:"\.(x86_64|i[3-6]86|aarch64)$", replace:'');
  var fixed_uptrack_levels = ['2.6.32-754.35.1.el6'];
  foreach var fixed_uptrack_level ( fixed_uptrack_levels ) {
    if (rpm_spec_vers_cmp(a:trimmed_uptrack_level, b:fixed_uptrack_level) >= 0)
    {
      audit(AUDIT_PATCH_INSTALLED, 'KSplice hotfix for ELSA-2020-4182');
    }
  }
  __rpm_report = 'Running KSplice level of ' + trimmed_uptrack_level + ' does not meet the minimum fixed level of ' + join(fixed_uptrack_levels, sep:' / ') + ' for this advisory.\n\n';
}

var kernel_major_minor = get_kb_item('Host/uname/major_minor');
if (empty_or_null(kernel_major_minor)) exit(1, 'Unable to determine kernel major-minor level.');
var expected_kernel_major_minor = '2.6';
if (kernel_major_minor != expected_kernel_major_minor)
  audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, 'running kernel level ' + expected_kernel_major_minor + ', it is running kernel level ' + kernel_major_minor);

var pkgs = [
    {'reference':'kernel-abi-whitelists-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-abi-whitelists-2.6.32'},
    {'reference':'kernel-firmware-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-firmware-2.6.32'},
    {'reference':'kernel-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'i686', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-2.6.32'},
    {'reference':'kernel-debug-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'i686', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-debug-2.6.32'},
    {'reference':'kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'i686', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32'},
    {'reference':'kernel-devel-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'i686', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-devel-2.6.32'},
    {'reference':'kernel-headers-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'i686', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-headers-2.6.32'},
    {'reference':'perf-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'i686', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE},
    {'reference':'python-perf-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'i686', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE},
    {'reference':'kernel-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'x86_64', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-2.6.32'},
    {'reference':'kernel-debug-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'x86_64', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-debug-2.6.32'},
    {'reference':'kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'x86_64', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32'},
    {'reference':'kernel-devel-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'x86_64', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-devel-2.6.32'},
    {'reference':'kernel-headers-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'x86_64', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-headers-2.6.32'},
    {'reference':'perf-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'x86_64', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE},
    {'reference':'python-perf-2.6.32-754.35.1.el6', 'cpu':'x86_64', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE}
];

var flag = 0;
foreach var package_array ( pkgs ) {
  var reference = NULL;
  var _release = NULL;
  var sp = NULL;
  var _cpu = NULL;
  var el_string = NULL;
  var rpm_spec_vers_cmp = NULL;
  var epoch = NULL;
  var allowmaj = NULL;
  var exists_check = NULL;
  if (!empty_or_null(package_array['reference'])) reference = package_array['reference'];
  if (!empty_or_null(package_array['release'])) _release = 'EL' + package_array['release'];
  if (!empty_or_null(package_array['sp'])) sp = package_array['sp'];
  if (!empty_or_null(package_array['cpu'])) _cpu = package_array['cpu'];
  if (!empty_or_null(package_array['el_string'])) el_string = package_array['el_string'];
  if (!empty_or_null(package_array['rpm_spec_vers_cmp'])) rpm_spec_vers_cmp = package_array['rpm_spec_vers_cmp'];
  if (!empty_or_null(package_array['epoch'])) epoch = package_array['epoch'];
  if (!empty_or_null(package_array['allowmaj'])) allowmaj = package_array['allowmaj'];
  if (!empty_or_null(package_array['exists_check'])) exists_check = package_array['exists_check'];
  if (reference && _release) {
    if (exists_check) {
        if (rpm_exists(release:_release, rpm:exists_check) && rpm_check(release:_release, sp:sp, cpu:cpu, reference:reference, epoch:epoch, el_string:el_string, rpm_spec_vers_cmp:rpm_spec_vers_cmp, allowmaj:allowmaj)) flag++;
    } else {
        if (rpm_check(release:_release, sp:sp, cpu:_cpu, reference:reference, epoch:epoch, el_string:el_string, rpm_spec_vers_cmp:rpm_spec_vers_cmp, allowmaj:allowmaj)) flag++;
    }
  }
}

if (flag)
{
  security_report_v4(
      port       : 0,
      severity   : SECURITY_HOLE,
      extra      : rpm_report_get()
  );
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  var tested = pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, 'kernel / kernel-abi-whitelists / kernel-debug / etc');
}
VendorProductVersionCPE
oraclelinux6cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6
oraclelinuxkernelp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel
oraclelinuxkernel-abi-whitelistsp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-abi-whitelists
oraclelinuxkernel-debugp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug
oraclelinuxkernel-debug-develp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-devel
oraclelinuxkernel-develp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-devel
oraclelinuxkernel-firmwarep-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-firmware
oraclelinuxkernel-headersp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-headers
oraclelinuxperfp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:perf
oraclelinuxpython-perfp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python-perf

CVSS2

7.2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

EPSS

0.002

Percentile

52.6%