Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2012-2047)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-300.17.3.el5uek]
- mm/hotplug: correctly add new zone to all other nodes' zone lists
(Jiang Liu)
[Orabug: 16020976 Bug-db: 14798] {CVE-2012-5517}
- Divide by zero in TCP congestion control Algorithm. (Jesper Dangaard
Brouer)
[Orabug: 16020656 Bug-db: 14798] {CVE-2012-4565}
- Fix length of buffer copied in __nfs4_get_acl_uncached (Sachin Prabhu)
[Bug-
db: 14798] {CVE-2012-2375}
- Avoid reading past buffer when calling GETACL (Sachin Prabhu) [Bug-db:
14798]
{CVE-2012-2375}
- Avoid beyond bounds copy while caching ACL (Sachin Prabhu) [Bug-db: 14798]
{CVE-2012-2375}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-December/003176.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-December/003175.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 68689 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53615
56346
56527

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2375
CVE-2012-4565
CVE-2012-5517