Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3042)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.250.5.el6uek]
- x86_64, vdso: Fix the vdso address randomization algorithm (Andy
Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21226730] {CVE-2014-9585}
- isofs: Fix infinite looping over CE entries (Jan Kara) [Orabug:
21225976] {CVE-2014-9420}
- x86_64, switch_to(): Load TLS descriptors before switching DS and ES
(Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21225938] {CVE-2014-9419}

[2.6.39-400.250.4.el6uek]
- IB/ipoib: Disable TSO in connected mode (Yuval Shaia) [Orabug: 20637991]

[2.6.39-400.250.3.el6uek]
- af_unix: dont send SCM_CREDENTIALS by default (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug:
20604916] - scm: Capture the full credentials of the scm sender (Tim
Chen) [Orabug: 20604916] - af_unix: limit recursion level (Eric
Dumazet) [Orabug: 20604916] - af_unix: Allow credentials to work across
user and pid namespaces. (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 20604916] - scm:
Capture the full credentials of the scm sender. (Eric W. Biederman)
[Orabug: 20604916] - BUG_ON(lockres->l_level != DLM_LOCK_EX
!checkpointed) tripped in ocfs2_ci_checkpointed (Tariq Saeed) [Orabug:
20189959] - sched: Prevent divide by zero when cpu power calculation is
0 (Todd Vierling) [Orabug: 17936435]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-June/005113.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-June/005114.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
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: 84109 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71717
71794
71990

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9419
CVE-2014-9420
CVE-2014-9585

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