Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3015)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.37.2.el6uek]
- netfilter: conntrack: disable generic tracking for known protocols
(Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 20679631] {CVE-2014-8160}
- mac80211: fix fragmentation code, particularly for encryption
(Johannes Berg) [Orabug: 20673314] {CVE-2014-8709}
- tracing/syscalls: Ignore numbers outside NR_syscalls' range (Rabin
Vincent) [Orabug: 20673165] {CVE-2014-7825} {CVE-2014-7826}
- tracing/syscalls: Fix perf syscall tracing when syscall_nr == -1 (Will
Deacon) [Orabug: 20673165] {CVE-2014-7825} {CVE-2014-7826}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-March/004896.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-March/004897.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:P/A:N)
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: 81873 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70965
70971
70972
72061

CVE ID: CVE-2014-7825
CVE-2014-7826
CVE-2014-8160
CVE-2014-8709

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