Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2012-2043)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-300.17.2.el5uek]
- hugepages: fix use after free bug in 'quota' handling [Orabug: 15845276] {CVE-2012-2133}
- udf: Fortify loading of sparing table [Orabug: 15845302] {CVE-2012-3400}
- udf: Avoid run away loop when partition table length is corrupt [Orabug: 15845302] {CVE-2012-3400}
- mm: Hold a file reference in madvise_remove [Orabug: 15846025] {CVE-2012-3511}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-November/003115.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-November/003114.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.6
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 68687 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53233
54279
55151

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2133
CVE-2012-3400
CVE-2012-3511