Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3084)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-44.1.4.el7uek]
- USB: whiteheat: Added bounds checking for bulk command response (James
Forshaw) [Orabug: 19849334] {CVE-2014-3185}
- HID: fix a couple of off-by-ones (Jiri Kosina) [Orabug: 19849317]
{CVE-2014-3181}
- kvm: vmx: handle invvpid vm exit gracefully (Petr Matousek) [Orabug:
19906300] {CVE-2014-3646}
- nEPT: Nested INVEPT (Nadav Har'El) [Orabug: 19906267] {CVE-2014-3645}
- KVM: x86: Improve thread safety in pit (Andy Honig) [Orabug:
19905686] {CVE-2014-3611}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-October/004588.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-October/004593.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: 78756 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69779
69781
70743
70745
70746

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3181
CVE-2014-3185
CVE-2014-3611
CVE-2014-3645
CVE-2014-3646

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