Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3022)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.214.6.el5uek]
- aacraid: missing capable() check in compat ioctl (Dan Carpenter)
[Orabug: 18721962] {CVE-2013-6383}
- vhost: fix total length when packets are too short (Michael S.
Tsirkin) [Orabug: 18721977] {CVE-2014-0077}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-May/004105.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-May/004108.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: 73960 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63888
66678

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6383
CVE-2014-0077