OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0150)

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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 :

- ipc/sem.c: fully initialize sem_array before making it
visible (Manfred Spraul) [Orabug: 22277382]

- ipc: fix msg newqueue add (Guru Anbalagane) [Orabug:
22277382] (CVE-2015-7613)

- 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:

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87167 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5283

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