Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3101)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-118.2.1.el7uek]
- ipc/sem.c: fully initialize sem_array before making it visible
(Manfred Spraul) [Orabug: 22277382] {CVE-2015-7613}
- ipc: fix msg newqueue add (Guru Anbalagane) [Orabug: 22277382]
{CVE-2015-7613}

[3.8.13-118.1.1.el7uek]
- sctp: fix race on protocol/netns initialization (Marcelo Ricardo
Leitner) [Orabug: 22249981] {CVE-2015-5283}
- Initialize msg/shm IPC objects before doing ipc_addid() (Linus
Torvalds) [Orabug: 22250045] {CVE-2015-7613}
- ixgbe: reset copper phy power mode (Ethan Zhao) [Orabug: 22271769]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-November/005590.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-November/005591.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87098 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5283
CVE-2015-7613

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