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]
(CVE-2014-9585)

- 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]
(CVE-2014-9419)

- 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 :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2015-June/000315.html

Solution :

Update the affected kernel-uek / kernel-uek-firmware 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 : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84141 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71717
71794
71990

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

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