OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0072)

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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/asm/entry/64: Remove a bogus 'ret_from_fork'
optimization (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21308309]

- x86, mm/ASLR: Fix stack randomization on 64-bit systems
(Hector Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 21307919]
(CVE-2015-1593) (CVE-2015-1593)

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84390 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72607

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1593

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