OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0104)

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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 :

- 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/oraclevm-errata/2015-July/000348.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85145 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72643
72842
74243

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

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