OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0144)

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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 :

- virtio-net: drop NETIF_F_FRAGLIST (Jason Wang) [Orabug:
22145600] (CVE-2015-5156)

- netdev: fix NETIF_F_GSO_UDP_TUNNEL_BIT enum shift in
i40e driver import (Todd Vierling) [Orabug: 22066176]

- xen/blkfront: remove redundant flush_op (Vitaly
Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 21868758] - xen/blkfront: improve
protection against issuing unsupported REQ_FUA (Vitaly
Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 21868758]

- xen-blkfront: introduce blkfront_gather_backend_features
(Bob Liu) [Orabug: 20190614] - sched/x86: Fix up typo in
topology detection (Dave Hansen) [Orabug: 21845184]

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f12f6f9d

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86781 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5156

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