Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3105)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.36.12.el6uek]
- HID: fix a couple of off-by-ones (Jiri Kosina) [Orabug: 19849320]
{CVE-2014-3184}
- ALSA: control: Protect user controls against concurrent access
(Lars-Peter Clausen) [Orabug: 20192545] {CVE-2014-4652}
- udf: Avoid infinite loop when processing indirect ICBs (Jan Kara)
[Orabug: 20192451] {CVE-2014-6410}
- ALSA: control: Make sure that id->index does not overflow (Lars-Peter
Clausen) [Orabug: 20192420] {CVE-2014-4656}
- ALSA: control: Handle numid overflow (Lars-Peter Clausen) [Orabug:
20192379] {CVE-2014-4656}
- net: sctp: fix remote memory pressure from excessive queueing (Daniel
Borkmann) [Orabug: 20192060] {CVE-2014-3688}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-December/004718.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-December/004720.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80006 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68163
68170
69768
69799
70768

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3184
CVE-2014-3688
CVE-2014-4652
CVE-2014-4656
CVE-2014-6410

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