OracleVM 3.2 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2013-0008)

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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 :

- kmod: make __request_module killable (Oleg Nesterov)
[Orabug: 16286305] (CVE-2012-4398)

- kmod: introduce call_modprobe helper (Oleg Nesterov)
[Orabug: 16286305] (CVE-2012-4398)

- usermodehelper: implement UMH_KILLABLE (Oleg Nesterov)
[Orabug: 16286305] (CVE-2012-4398)

- usermodehelper: introduce umh_complete(sub_info) (Oleg
Nesterov) [Orabug: 16286305] (CVE-2012-4398)

- KVM: x86: invalid opcode oops on SET_SREGS with OSXSAVE
bit set (CVE-2012-4461) (Jerry Snitselaar) [Orabug:
16286290] (CVE-2012-4461)

- exec: do not leave bprm->interp on stack (Kees Cook)
[Orabug: 16286267] (CVE-2012-4530)

- exec: use -ELOOP for max recursion depth (Kees Cook)
[Orabug: 16286267] (CVE-2012-4530)

- xen-pciback: rate limit error messages from
xen_pcibk_enable_msi[,x] (Jan Beulich) [Orabug:
16243736] (CVE-2013-0231)

- Xen: Fix stack corruption in xen_failsafe_callback for
32bit PVOPS guests. (Frediano Ziglio) [Orabug: 16274171]

- netback: correct netbk_tx_err to handle wrap around.
(Ian Campbell) [Orabug: 16243309]

- xen/netback: free already allocated memory on failure in
xen_netbk_get_requests (Ian Campbell) [Orabug: 16243309]

- xen/netback: don't leak pages on failure in
xen_netbk_tx_check_gop. (Ian Campbell) [Orabug:

- xen/netback: shutdown the ring if it contains garbage.
(Ian Campbell) [Orabug: 16243309]

- ixgbevf fix typo in Makefile (Maxim Uvarov) [Orabug:
16179639 16168292]

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79497 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55361

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4398

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