OracleVM 3.4 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0052)

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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 :

- move part of fix for 'unix: properly account for FDs
passed over unix sockets' (Chuck Anderson) [Orabug:
23294626] (CVE-2013-4312) (CVE-2013-4312)

- KEYS: Fix ASN.1 indefinite length object parsing This
fixes CVE-2016-0758. (David Howells) [Orabug: 23279022]
(CVE-2016-0758)

- uek-rpm: ol6: revert DRM for experimental or
OL6-incompatible drivers (Todd Vierling) [Orabug:
23270829]

- unix: properly account for FDs passed over unix sockets
(willy tarreau) [Orabug: 23262277] (CVE-2013-4312)
(CVE-2013-4312)

- 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/000465.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 : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91280 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4312
CVE-2015-8767
CVE-2016-0758

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