OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0092)

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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 :

- mlx4: Increase SYNC_TPT command timeout (Mukesh Kacker)
[Orabug: 22895790]

- neigh: do not modify unlinked entries (Julian Anastasov)
[Orabug: 23072705]

- mm/slab: Improve performance of slabinfo stats gathering
(Aruna Ramakrishna) [Orabug: 23720437]

- atl2: Disable unimplemented scatter/gather feature (Ben
Hutchings) [Orabug: 23703901] (CVE-2016-2117)
(CVE-2016-2117)

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-July/000507.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:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92659 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2117

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