OracleVM 3.4 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0041)

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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 :

- rebuild bumping release

- x86/iopl/64: properly context-switch IOPL on Xen PV
(Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 22997978] (CVE-2016-3157)

- fs/hugetlbfs/inode.c: fix bugs in
hugetlb_vmtruncate_list (Mike Kravetz) [Orabug:

- rebuild bumping release

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90298 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3157

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