Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3086)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.36.10.el6uek]
- USB: whiteheat: Added bounds checking for bulk command response (James
Forshaw) [Orabug: 19849336] {CVE-2014-3185}
- HID: fix a couple of off-by-ones (Jiri Kosina) [Orabug: 19849320]
{CVE-2014-3181}
logging macros to functions (Joe Perches) [Orabug: 19847630]
{CVE-2014-3535}
logging macros to functions (Joe Perches) [Orabug: 19847630]
- vsprintf: Recursive vsnprintf: Add '%pV', struct va_format (Joe
Perches) [Orabug: 19847630]
- KVM: x86: Improve thread safety in pit (Andy Honig) [Orabug:
19905688] {CVE-2014-3611}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-November/004608.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-November/004609.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78839 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69721
69779
69781
70743

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3181
CVE-2014-3185
CVE-2014-3535
CVE-2014-3611

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