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Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2020-5878)

2020-10-1000:00:00
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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

6.6

Attack Vector

PHYSICAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

AI Score

6.9

Confidence

High

EPSS

0

Percentile

14.2%

The remote Oracle Linux 6 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2020-5878 advisory.

  • A memory leak in the cx23888_ir_probe() function in drivers/media/pci/cx23885/cx23888-ir.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering kfifo_alloc() failures, aka CID-a7b2df76b42b. (CVE-2019-19054)

  • A flaw was found in the Linux kernels implementation of the invert video code on VGA consoles when a local attacker attempts to resize the console, calling an ioctl VT_RESIZE, which causes an out-of-bounds write to occur. This flaw allows a local user with access to the VGA console to crash the system, potentially escalating their privileges on the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability. (CVE-2020-14331)

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 70300
##
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2020-5878.
##

include('deprecated_nasl_level.inc');
include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(141364);
  script_version("1.5");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2024/02/15");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2019-19054", "CVE-2020-14331");

  script_name(english:"Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2020-5878)");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"synopsis", value:
"The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"description", value:
"The remote Oracle Linux 6 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the
ELSA-2020-5878 advisory.

  - A memory leak in the cx23888_ir_probe() function in drivers/media/pci/cx23885/cx23888-ir.c in the Linux
    kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering
    kfifo_alloc() failures, aka CID-a7b2df76b42b. (CVE-2019-19054)

  - A flaw was found in the Linux kernels implementation of the invert video code on VGA consoles when a
    local attacker attempts to resize the console, calling an ioctl VT_RESIZE, which causes an out-of-bounds
    write to occur. This flaw allows a local user with access to the VGA console to crash the system,
    potentially escalating their privileges on the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to
    data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability. (CVE-2020-14331)

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-2020-5878.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:P/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-2020-14331");

  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:"2019/11/18");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2020/10/09");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2020/10/10");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug-devel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-devel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-doc");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-firmware");
  script_end_attributes();

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

  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2020-2024 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('audit.inc');
include('global_settings.inc');
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 release = get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/release");
if (isnull(release) || !pregmatch(pattern: "Oracle (?:Linux Server|Enterprise Linux)", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, 'Oracle Linux');
var os_ver = pregmatch(pattern: "Oracle (?:Linux Server|Enterprise Linux) .*release ([0-9]+(\.[0-9]+)?)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, 'Oracle Linux');
var 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 = ['2.6.39-400.325.1.el6uek'];
  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-2020-5878');
    }
  }
  __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-uek-2.6.39-400.325.1.el6uek', 'cpu':'i686', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-uek-2.6.39'},
    {'reference':'kernel-uek-2.6.39-400.325.1.el6uek', 'cpu':'x86_64', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-uek-2.6.39'},
    {'reference':'kernel-uek-debug-2.6.39-400.325.1.el6uek', 'cpu':'i686', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-uek-debug-2.6.39'},
    {'reference':'kernel-uek-debug-2.6.39-400.325.1.el6uek', 'cpu':'x86_64', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-uek-debug-2.6.39'},
    {'reference':'kernel-uek-debug-devel-2.6.39-400.325.1.el6uek', 'cpu':'i686', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-uek-debug-devel-2.6.39'},
    {'reference':'kernel-uek-debug-devel-2.6.39-400.325.1.el6uek', 'cpu':'x86_64', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-uek-debug-devel-2.6.39'},
    {'reference':'kernel-uek-devel-2.6.39-400.325.1.el6uek', 'cpu':'i686', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-uek-devel-2.6.39'},
    {'reference':'kernel-uek-devel-2.6.39-400.325.1.el6uek', 'cpu':'x86_64', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-uek-devel-2.6.39'},
    {'reference':'kernel-uek-doc-2.6.39-400.325.1.el6uek', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-uek-doc-2.6.39'},
    {'reference':'kernel-uek-firmware-2.6.39-400.325.1.el6uek', 'release':'6', 'rpm_spec_vers_cmp':TRUE, 'exists_check':'kernel-uek-firmware-2.6.39'}
];

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-uek / kernel-uek-debug / kernel-uek-debug-devel / etc');
}
VendorProductVersionCPE
oraclelinux5cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5
oraclelinux6cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6
oraclelinuxkernel-uekp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek
oraclelinuxkernel-uek-debugp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug
oraclelinuxkernel-uek-debug-develp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug-devel
oraclelinuxkernel-uek-develp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-devel
oraclelinuxkernel-uek-docp-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-doc
oraclelinuxkernel-uek-firmwarep-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-firmware

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

6.6

Attack Vector

PHYSICAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

AI Score

6.9

Confidence

High

EPSS

0

Percentile

14.2%