OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0046)

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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 :

- skbuff: skb_segment: orphan frags before copying (Dongli
Zhang)

- RDS/IB: VRPC DELAY / OSS RECONNECT CAUSES 5 MINUTE STALL
ON PORT FAILURE (Venkat Venkatsubra) [Orabug: 22888920]

- mlx4_core: Introduce restrictions for PD update
(Ajaykumar Hotchandani)

- filename should be destroyed via final_putname instead
of __putname (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 22346320]

- RDS: Fix the atomicity for congestion map update
(Wengang Wang)

- sctp: Prevent soft lockup when sctp_accept is called
during a timeout event (Karl Heiss) [Orabug: 23222753]
(CVE-2015-8767)

- x86_64: expand kernel stack to 16K (Minchan Kim)
[Orabug: 21140371]

- iommu/vt-d: add quirk for broken interrupt remapping on
55XX chipsets (Neil Horman) [Orabug: 22534160]

- xen: remove unneeded variables and one constant (Daniel
Kiper)

- Revert 'x86/xen: delay construction of mfn_list_list'
(Daniel Kiper)

- ocfs2/dlm: fix misuse of list_move_tail in
dlm_run_purge_list (Tariq Saeed) [Orabug: 22898384]

- ocfs2/dlm: do not purge lockres that is queued for
assert master (Xue jiufei) [Orabug: 22898384]

- pipe: Fix buffer offset after partially failed read (Ben
Hutchings) [Orabug: 22985903] (CVE-2016-0774)
(CVE-2015-1805) (CVE-2016-0774)

- xen-blkback: replace work_pending with work_busy in
purge_persistent_gnt (Bob Liu) [Orabug: 22463905]

- coredump: add new %PATCH variable in core_pattern
(Herbert van den Bergh) [Orabug: 22666980]

- veth: don&rsquo t modify ip_summed doing so treats
packets with bad checksums as good. (Vijay Pandurangan)
[Orabug: 22725572]

- libiscsi: Fix host busy blocking during connection
teardown (John Soni Jose) [Orabug: 22735756]

- RDS: Add interface for receive MSG latency trace
(Santosh Shilimkar)

- RDS: Add support for per socket SO_TIMESTAMP for
incoming messages (Santosh Shilimkar) [Orabug: 22868366]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-May/000457.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90988 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74951

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1805
CVE-2015-8767
CVE-2016-0774

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