Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3083)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.36.9.el5uek]
- ALSA: control: Don't access controls outside of protected regions
(Lars-Peter Clausen) [Orabug: 19817787] {CVE-2014-4653}
{CVE-2014-4654} {CVE-2014-4655}
- ALSA: control: Fix replacing user controls (Lars-Peter Clausen)
[Orabug: 19817749] {CVE-2014-4653} {CVE-2014-4654} {CVE-2014-4655}
- mm: try_to_unmap_cluster() should lock_page() before mlocking
(Vlastimil Babka) [Orabug: 19817324] {CVE-2014-3122}
- vm: convert fb_mmap to vm_iomap_memory() helper (Linus Torvalds)
[Orabug: 19816564] {CVE-2013-2596}
- vm: add vm_iomap_memory() helper function (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug:
19816564] {CVE-2013-2596}
- net: sctp: inherit auth_capable on INIT collisions (Daniel Borkmann)
[Orabug: 19816069] {CVE-2014-5077}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-October/004551.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-October/004552.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:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78580 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59264
67162
68162
68164
68881

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2596
CVE-2014-3122
CVE-2014-4653
CVE-2014-4654
CVE-2014-4655
CVE-2014-5077

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