Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3045)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-68.3.3.el7uek]
- x86/asm/entry/64: Remove a bogus 'ret_from_fork' optimization (Andy
Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21308309] {CVE-2015-2830}
- x86, mm/ASLR: Fix stack randomization on 64-bit systems (Hector
Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 21307919] {CVE-2015-1593} {CVE-2015-1593}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-June/005166.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-June/005167.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84388 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1593
CVE-2015-2830

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