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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
Description of changes:
* Improved fix for CVE-2010-2962.
The original upstream fix for CVE-2010-2962 had an overflow bug in its
* CVE-2012-0056: Privilege escalation in /proc/[pid]/mem writing.
It was found that permissions were not checked properly in the Linux
kernel when handling the /proc/[pid]/mem writing functionality. A
local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to escalate their
- Revert 'proc: enable writing to /proc/pid/mem' [orabug 13619701]
- [PATCH] x86, tsc: Skip TSC synchronization checks for tsc=reliable
- tracing: Fix NULL pointer deref with SEND_SIG_FORCED (Oleg Nesterov)
- sched, x86: Avoid unnecessary overflow in sched_clock (Salman Qazi)
- [x86]: Don't resume/restore cpu if not of the expected cpu (Joe Jin)
- drm/i915: Rephrase pwrite bounds checking to avoid any potential
overflow (Chris Wilson) [CVE-2010-296]
- x2apic: Enable the bios request for x2apic optout (Suresh Siddha)
- fuse: split queues to scale I/O throughput (Srinivas Eeda) [orabug
- fuse: break fc spinlock (Srinivas Eeda) [orabug 10004611]
See also :
Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 68668 ()
Bugtraq ID: 4406751625
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2962CVE-2012-0056
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