OracleVM 3.2 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2013-0003)

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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 :

- bonding: fixup typo in rlb mode of bond and bridge fix
(Guru Anbalagane) [Orabug: 16069448]

- bonding: rlb mode of bond should not alter ARP
originating via bridge (zheng.li) [Orabug: 14650975]

- compilation fix oracleasm typo (Maxim Uvarov)

- mm/hotplug: correctly add new zone to all other nodes'
zone lists (Jiang Liu) [Orabug: 16020976 Bug-db: 14798]
(CVE-2012-5517)

- Divide by zero in TCP congestion control Algorithm.
(Jesper Dangaard Brouer) [Orabug: 16020656 Bug-db:
14798] (CVE-2012-4565)

- Fix length of buffer copied in __nfs4_get_acl_uncached
(Sachin Prabhu) [Bug- db: 14798] (CVE-2012-2375)

- Avoid reading past buffer when calling GETACL (Sachin
Prabhu) [Bug-db: 14798] (CVE-2012-2375)

- Avoid beyond bounds copy while caching ACL (Sachin
Prabhu) [Bug-db: 14798] (CVE-2012-2375)

- oracleasm: Introduce module parameter for block size
selection (Martin K. Petersen) [Orabug: 15924773
16017829]

- kernel posttrans remove all crashkernel=* (Jason Luan)
[Orabug: 15882974]

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0a925726

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79495 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53615
56346
56527

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2375
CVE-2012-4565
CVE-2012-5517

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