Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3034)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.37.4.el6uek]
- isofs: Fix unchecked printing of ER records (Jan Kara) [Orabug:
20930553] {CVE-2014-9584}
- selinux: Permit bounded transitions under NO_NEW_PRIVS or NOSUID.
(Stephen Smalley) [Orabug: 20930502] {CVE-2014-3215}
- Add PR_{GET,SET}_NO_NEW_PRIVS to prevent execve from granting privs
(Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 20930519] {CVE-2014-3215}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-April/005020.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-April/005021.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83047 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3215
CVE-2014-9584

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