Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3009)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.214.3.el6uek]
- inet: fix addr_len/msg->msg_namelen assignment in recv_error and
rxpmtu functions (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [18247289] {CVE-2013-7263}
{CVE-2013-7265}

[2.6.39-400.214.2.el6uek]
- inet: prevent leakage of uninitialized memory to user in recv syscalls
(Hannes Frederic Sowa) [18238382] {CVE-2013-7263} {CVE-2013-7265}
- exec/ptrace: fix get_dumpable() incorrect tests (Kees Cook)
[18238353] {CVE-2013-2929}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-February/003971.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-February/003970.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:C/I:N/A:N)
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: 72533 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64111
64677
64686

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2929
CVE-2013-7263
CVE-2013-7265