Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3503)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.37.15.el6uek]
- ipc/sem.c: fully initialize sem_array before making it visible
(Manfred Spraul) [Orabug: 22250043] {CVE-2015-7613}
- Initialize msg/shm IPC objects before doing ipc_addid() (Linus
Torvalds) [Orabug: 22250043] {CVE-2015-7613}
- crypto: add missing crypto module aliases (Mathias Krause) [Orabug:
22249655] {CVE-2013-7421} {CVE-2014-9644}
- crypto: include crypto- module prefix in template (Kees Cook)
[Orabug: 22249655] {CVE-2013-7421} {CVE-2014-9644}
- crypto: prefix module autoloading with 'crypto-' (Kees Cook) [Orabug:
22249655] {CVE-2013-7421} {CVE-2014-9644}

[2.6.32-400.37.14.el6uek]
- KVM: add arg to ac_interception() missing from 'KVM: x86: work around
infinite loop in microcode when #AC is delivered' (Chuck Anderson)
[Orabug: 22336493] {CVE-2015-5307}

[2.6.32-400.37.13.el6uek]
- KVM: svm: unconditionally intercept #DB (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug:
22336518] {CVE-2015-8104} {CVE-2015-8104}
- KVM: x86: work around infinite loop in microcode when #AC is delivered
(Eric Northup) [Orabug: 22336493] {CVE-2015-5307} {CVE-2015-5307}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-January/005679.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-January/005680.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: 87836 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7421
CVE-2014-9644
CVE-2015-5307
CVE-2015-7613
CVE-2015-8104

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