Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3108)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.36.13.el6uek]
- net: guard tcp_set_keepalive() to tcp sockets (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug:
20224099] {CVE-2012-6657}
- isofs: Fix unbounded recursion when processing relocated directories
(Jan Kara) [Orabug: 20224061] {CVE-2014-5471} {CVE-2014-5472}
- x86_64, traps: Stop using IST for #SS (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug:
20224029] {CVE-2014-9090} {CVE-2014-9322}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-December/004758.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-December/004759.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80158 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69396
69428
69803
71250
71685

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6657
CVE-2014-5471
CVE-2014-5472
CVE-2014-9090
CVE-2014-9322

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