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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-10938) ELSA-2018-4208: Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-10938) ELSA-2018-4208: Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/27/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
09/05/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel present since v4.0-rc1 and through v4.13-rc4. A crafted network packet sent remotely by an attacker may force the kernel to enter an infinite loop in the cipso_v4_optptr() function in net/ipv4/cipso_ipv4.c leading to a denial-of-service. A certain non-default configuration of LSM (Linux Security Module) and NetLabel should be set up on a system before an attacker could leverage this flaw.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-firmware

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