Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3014)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

- netfilter: nf_conntrack_dccp: fix skb_header_pointer API usages
(Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 18421673] {CVE-2014-2523}
- cifs: ensure that uncached writes handle unmapped areas correctly
(Jeff Layton) [Orabug: 18461067] {CVE-2014-0069} {CVE-2014-0069}
- net: sctp: fix sctp_sf_do_5_1D_ce to verify if we/peer is AUTH capable
(Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 18461065] {CVE-2014-0101}
- vhost-net: insufficient handling of error conditions in get_rx_bufs()
(Guangyu Sun) [Orabug: 18461050] {CVE-2014-0055}

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73221 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65588

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0055