Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3502)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.264.13.el6uek]
- KEYS: Don't permit request_key() to construct a new keyring (David
Howells) [Orabug: 22373449] {CVE-2015-7872}

[2.6.39-400.264.12.el6uek]
- crypto: add missing crypto module aliases (Mathias Krause) [Orabug:
22249656] {CVE-2013-7421} {CVE-2014-9644}
- crypto: include crypto- module prefix in template (Kees Cook)
[Orabug: 22249656] {CVE-2013-7421} {CVE-2014-9644}
- crypto: prefix module autoloading with 'crypto-' (Kees Cook) [Orabug:
22249656] {CVE-2013-7421} {CVE-2014-9644}

[2.6.39-400.264.11.el6uek]
- KVM: x86: Don't report guest userspace emulation error to userspace
(Nadav Amit) [Orabug: 22249615] {CVE-2010-5313} {CVE-2014-7842}

[2.6.39-400.264.9.el6uek]
- msg_unlock() in wrong spot after applying 'Initialize msg/shm IPC
objects before doing ipc_addid()' (Chuck Anderson) [Orabug: 22250044]
{CVE-2015-7613} {CVE-2015-7613}

[2.6.39-400.264.8.el6uek]
- ipc/sem.c: fully initialize sem_array before making it visible
(Manfred Spraul) [Orabug: 22250044] {CVE-2015-7613}
- Initialize msg/shm IPC objects before doing ipc_addid() (Linus
Torvalds) [Orabug: 22250044] {CVE-2015-7613}

[2.6.39-400.264.7.el6uek]
- KVM: svm: unconditionally intercept #DB (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug:
22333698] {CVE-2015-8104} {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}

[2.6.39-400.264.6.el6uek]
- mlx4_core: Introduce restrictions for PD update (Ajaykumar
Hotchandani) - IPoIB: Drop priv->lock before calling ipoib_send()
(Wengang Wang) - IPoIB: serialize changing on tx_outstanding (Wengang
Wang) [Orabug: 21861366] - IB/mlx4: Implement IB_QP_CREATE_USE_GFP_NOIO
(Jiri Kosina) - IB: Add a QP creation flag to use GFP_NOIO allocations
(Or Gerlitz) - IB: Return error for unsupported QP creation flags (Or
Gerlitz) - IB/ipoib: Calculate csum only when skb->ip_summed is
CHECKSUM_PARTIAL (Yuval Shaia) [Orabug: 20873175]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-January/005677.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-January/005678.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: 87835 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-5313
CVE-2013-7421
CVE-2014-7842
CVE-2014-9644
CVE-2015-5307
CVE-2015-7613
CVE-2015-7872
CVE-2015-8104

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