OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0069)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- x86_64, vdso: Fix the vdso address randomization
algorithm (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21226729]

- isofs: Fix infinite looping over CE entries (Jan Kara)
[Orabug: 21225975] (CVE-2014-9420)

- x86_64, switch_to: Load TLS descriptors before switching
DS and ES (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21225937]

- xen-netfront: use correct linear area after linearizing
an skb (David Vrabel) [Orabug: 21209908] - sched:
Prevent divide by zero when cpu power calculation is 0
(Todd Vierling) [Orabug: 21123125]

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected kernel-uek / kernel-uek-firmware packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84141 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71717

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9419

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