OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0053)

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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 :

- KEYS: Fix ASN.1 indefinite length object parsing This
fixes CVE-2016-0758. (David Howells) [Orabug: 23279020]

- net: add validation for the socket syscall protocol
argument (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [Orabug: 23267997]
(CVE-2015-8543) (CVE-2015-8543)

- ipv6: addrconf: validate new MTU before applying it
(Marcelo Leitner) [Orabug: 23263252] (CVE-2015-8215)

- unix: properly account for FDs passed over unix sockets
(willy tarreau) [Orabug: 23262276] (CVE-2013-4312)

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: 91295 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4312

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