OracleVM 3.4 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0083)

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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 :

- sched/core: Clear the root_domain cpumasks in
init_rootdomain (Xunlei Pang) [Orabug: 23520741]

- ocfs2: bump up o2cb network protocol version (Junxiao
Bi) [Orabug: 23515810]

- IB/security: Restrict use of the write interface (Jason
Gunthorpe) [Orabug: 23283954] (CVE-2016-4565)

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-June/000497.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: 91775 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4565

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