OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0115) (Stack Clash)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- mm: fix new crash in unmapped_area_topdown (Hugh
Dickins) [Orabug: 26326143] (CVE-2017-1000364)

- mm: larger stack guard gap, between vmas (Hugh Dickins)
[Orabug: 26326143] (CVE-2017-1000364)

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2017-June/000743.html

Solution :

Update the affected kernel-uek / kernel-uek-firmware packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101140 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000364

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