OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0122)

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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 :

- sctp: fix ASCONF list handling (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner)
[Orabug: 21842668] (CVE-2015-3212)

- KEYS: ensure we free the assoc array edit if edit is
valid (Colin Ian King) [Orabug: 21842655]
(CVE-2015-1333)

- Introduce [compat_]save_altstack_ex to unbreak x86 SMAP
(Al Viro) [Orabug: 21549587] - x86, smap: Handle
csum_partial_copy_*_user (H. Peter Anvin) [Orabug:
21549587] - ext4: fix warning in
ext4_da_update_reserve_space (Jan Kara) [Orabug:
21621442] - ext4: remove unused variable in
ext4_free_blocks (Lukas Czerner) [Orabug: 21621442] -
quota: provide interface for readding allocated space
into reserved space (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 21621442]

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8c0eb14b

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 : 3.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:UC)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85968 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1333
CVE-2015-3212

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