Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2012-2038)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-300.37.1.el6uek]
- sfc: Replace some literal constants with EFX_PAGE_SIZE/EFX_BUF_SIZE (Ben Hutchings) [Orabug: 14769994]
- CVE-2012-3412 sfc: Fix maximum number of TSO segments and minimum TX queue size (Ben Hutchings) [Orabug: 14769994] {CVE-2012-3412}

[2.6.32-300.36.1.el6uek]
- dl2k: Clean up rio_ioctl (Stephan Mueller) [Orabug: 14675306] {CVE-2012-2313}
- hugetlb: fix resv_map leak in error path (Christoph Lameter) [Orabug: 14676403] {CVE-2012-2390}
- rds: set correct msg_namelen (Jay Fenlason) [Orabug: 14676504] {CVE-2012-3430}

[2.6.32-300.35.1.el6uek]
- oracleasm: Bring driver in sync with UEK2 (Martin K. Petersen)
- Fix system hang due to bad protection module parameters (CR 130769) (Martin
K. Petersen)
- sd: Avoid remapping bad reference tags (Martin K. Petersen)
- block: Fix bad range check in bio_sector_offset (Martin K. Petersen)

[2.6.32-300.34.1.el6uek]
- htrimer: fix kabi breakage (Joe Jin)
- 2.6.32.x: timekeeping: Add missing update call in timekeeping_resume()
(Thomas Gleixner)
- 2.6.32.x: hrtimer: Update hrtimer base offsets each hrtimer_interrupt (John
Stultz)
- 2.6.32.x: timekeeping: Provide hrtimer update function (Thomas Gleixner)
- 2.6.32.x: hrtimers: Move lock held region in hrtimer_interrupt() (Thomas
Gleixner)
- 2.6.32.x: timekeeping: Maintain ktime_t based offsets for hrtimers (Thomas
Gleixner)
- 2.6.32.x: timekeeping: Fix leapsecond triggered load spike issue (John
Stultz)
- 2.6.32.x: hrtimer: Provide clock_was_set_delayed() (John Stultz)
- 2.6.32.x: time: Move common updates to a function (Thomas Gleixner)
- 2.6.32.x: timekeeping: Fix CLOCK_MONOTONIC inconsistency during leapsecond
(John Stultz)
- 2.6.32.x: ntp: Correct TAI offset during leap second (Richard Cochran)
- 2.6.32.x: ntp: Fix leap-second hrtimer livelock (John Stultz)
- Revert '2.6.32.x: hrtimer: Fix clock_was_set so it is safe to call from irq
context' (Joe Jin)
- Revert '2.6.32.x: time: Fix leapsecond triggered hrtimer/futex load spike
issue' (Joe Jin)
- Revert '2.6.32.x: hrtimer: Update hrtimer base offsets each
hrtimer_interrupt' (Joe Jin)

[2.6.32-300.33.1.el6uek]
- mpt2sas: Update mpt2sas to 120.105.11.00 (Guru Anbalagane) [Orabug: 14376481]
- Revert 'mpt2sas: update to 12.105.11.00' (Maxim Uvarov)

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-October/003086.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-October/003090.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 68683 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53668
53965
54702
54763

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2313
CVE-2012-2390
CVE-2012-3412
CVE-2012-3430