Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : unbreakable enterprise kernel (ELSA-2013-2589)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.33.4.el5uek]
- kernel/signal.c: stop info leak via the tkill and the tgkill syscalls
(Emese Revfy) [Orabug: 17951083] {CVE-2013-2141}
- ip_output: do skb ufo init for peeked non ufo skb as well (Jiri Pirko)
[Orabug: 17951078] {CVE-2013-4470}
- KVM: x86: Fix potential divide by 0 in lapic (CVE-2013-6367) (Andy
Honig) [Orabug: 17951073] {CVE-2013-6367}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-December/003881.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2013-December/003882.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71515 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60254
63359
64270

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2141
CVE-2013-4470
CVE-2013-6367