Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3019)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-68.1.2.el7uek]
- IB/core: Prevent integer overflow in ib_umem_get address arithmetic
(Shachar Raindel) [Orabug: 20799875] {CVE-2014-8159} {CVE-2014-8159}

[3.8.13-68.1.1.el7uek]
- xen-pciback: limit guest control of command register (Jan Beulich)
[Orabug: 20697017] {CVE-2015-2150} {CVE-2015-2150}
- net: sctp: fix slab corruption from use after free on INIT collisions
(Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 20780347] {CVE-2015-1421}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-April/004975.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-April/004976.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82518 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72356
73014
73060

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8159
CVE-2015-1421
CVE-2015-2150

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