Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3038)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.215.2.el6uek]
- futex: Make lookup_pi_state more robust (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug:
18918614] {CVE-2014-3153}
- futex: Always cleanup owner tid in unlock_pi (Thomas Gleixner)
[Orabug: 18918614] {CVE-2014-3153}
- futex: Validate atomic acquisition in futex_lock_pi_atomic() (Thomas
Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918614] {CVE-2014-3153}
- futex: Forbid uaddr1 == uaddr2 in futex_requeue(..., requeue_pi=1)
(Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918614] {CVE-2014-3153} {CVE-2014-3153}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-June/004175.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-June/004176.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74377 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67906

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3153