OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0094)

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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 :

- ipv6: Don't reduce hop limit for an interface (D.S.
Ljungmark) [Orabug: 21444790] (CVE-2015-2922)

- ipv4: Missing sk_nulls_node_init in ping_unhash. (David
S. Miller) [Orabug: 21444687] (CVE-2015-3636)

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2015-July/000342.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 : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84891 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74315
74450

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2922
CVE-2015-3636

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