Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2013-2504)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-300.39.4.el6uek]
- exec: do not leave bprm->interp on stack (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 16286741]
{CVE-2012-4530}
- exec: use -ELOOP for max recursion depth (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 16286741]
{CVE-2012-4530}

[2.6.32-300.39.3.el6uek]
- Xen: Fix stack corruption in xen_failsafe_callback for 32bit PVOPS guests.
(Frediano Ziglio) [Orabug: 16274192] {CVE-2013-0190}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-February/003245.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-February/003246.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 68846 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55878
57433

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4530
CVE-2013-0190