Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3053)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-68.3.5.el7uek]
- KVM: x86: SYSENTER emulation is broken (Nadav Amit) [Orabug:
21502739] {CVE-2015-0239} {CVE-2015-0239}
- fs: take i_mutex during prepare_binprm for set[ug]id executables (Jann
Horn) [Orabug: 21502254] {CVE-2015-3339}
- eCryptfs: Remove buggy and unnecessary write in file name decode
routine (Michael Halcrow) [Orabug: 21502065] {CVE-2014-9683}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-July/005244.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-July/005245.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85118 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9683
CVE-2015-0239
CVE-2015-3339

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