Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3107)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-118.2.2.el7uek]
- KVM: svm: unconditionally intercept #DB (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug:
22333698] {CVE-2015-8104}
- KVM: x86: work around infinite loop in microcode when #AC is delivered
(Eric Northup) [Orabug: 22333689] {CVE-2015-5307} {CVE-2015-5307}
- KVM: x86: Defining missing x86 vectors (Nadav Amit) [Orabug: 22333689]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-December/005620.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-December/005621.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87332 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5307
CVE-2015-8104

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