OracleVM 3.2 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0060)

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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 :

- IPoIB: increase send queue size to 4 times (Ajaykumar
Hotchandani)

- IB/ipoib: Change send workqueue size for CM mode
(Ajaykumar Hotchandani) [Orabug: 22287489]

- Avoid 60sec timeout when receiving rtpg sense code
06/00/00 (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 22336257]

- stop recursive fault in print_context_stack after stack
overflow (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 23174777]

- IB/security: Restrict use of the write interface (Jason
Gunthorpe) [Orabug: 23287131] (CVE-2016-4565)

- net: add validation for the socket syscall protocol
argument (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [Orabug: 23267976]
(CVE-2015-8543) (CVE-2015-8543)

- ipv6: addrconf: validate new MTU before applying it
(Marcelo Leitner) [Orabug: 23263251] (CVE-2015-8215)

- ext4: avoid hang when mounting non-journal filesystems
with orphan list (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 23262219]
(CVE-2015-7509)

- ext4: make orphan functions be no-op in no-journal mode
(Anatol Pomozov) [Orabug: 23262219] (CVE-2015-7509)

- unix: properly account for FDs passed over unix sockets
(willy tarreau) [Orabug: 23262265] (CVE-2013-4312)
(CVE-2013-4312)

- sctp: Prevent soft lockup when sctp_accept is called
during a timeout event (Karl Heiss) [Orabug: 23222773]
(CVE-2015-8767)

- [SUNRPC]: avoid race between xs_reset_transport and
xs_tcp_setup_socket (Wengang Wang)

- x86_64: expand kernel stack to 16K (Minchan Kim)
[Orabug: 20920074]

- qla2xxx: fix wrongly report 'PCI EEH busy' when
get_thermal_temp (Vaughan Cao) [Orabug: 21108318]

- RDS/IB: VRPC DELAY / OSS RECONNECT CAUSES 5 MINUTE STALL
ON PORT FAILURE (Venkat Venkatsubra) [Orabug: 21465077]

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

- RDS: introduce generic [clear,set]_bit_le (Wengang Wang)
[Orabug: 22118109]

- cifs: allow socket to clear and app threads to set
tcpStatus CifsNeedReconnect (John Sobecki) [Orabug:
22203554]

- mlx4_vnic: Enable LRO for mlx4_vnic net devices. (Ashish
Samant)

- mlx4_vnic: Add correct typecasting to pointers. (Ashish
Samant)

- veth: don&rsquo t modify ip_summed doing so treats
packets with bad checksums as good. (Vijay Pandurangan)
[Orabug: 22804574]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-June/000481.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: 91743 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4312
CVE-2015-7509
CVE-2015-8215
CVE-2015-8543
CVE-2015-8767
CVE-2016-4565

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