OracleVM 3.4 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0047)

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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 :

- sctp: Prevent soft lockup when sctp_accept is called
during a timeout event (Karl Heiss) [Orabug: 23222731]
(CVE-2015-8767)

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-May/000458.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90989 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8767

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