Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3043)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.37.5.el6uek]
- x86_64, vdso: Fix the vdso address randomization algorithm (Andy
Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21226731] {CVE-2014-9585}
- isofs: Fix infinite looping over CE entries (Jan Kara) [Orabug:
21225977] {CVE-2014-9420}
- x86_64, switch_to(): Load TLS descriptors before switching DS and ES
(Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21225939] {CVE-2014-9419}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-June/005116.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-June/005117.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: 84110 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71717
71794
71990

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

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