Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2013-2512)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-300.39.5.el6uek]
- x86/msr: Add capabilities check (Alan Cox) [Orabug: 16481233]
{CVE-2013-0268}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-March/003364.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-March/003365.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 68849 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57838

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0268