OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0098)

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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 :

- tcp: make challenge acks less predictable (Eric Dumazet)
[Orabug: 24010012] [Orabug: 2401010] (CVE-2016-5696)

- ocfs2: call ocfs2_journal_access_di before
ocfs2_journal_dirty in ocfs2_write_end_nolock
(yangwenfang) [Orabug: 19601200]

- ocfs2: improve recovery performance (Junxiao Bi)
[Orabug: 24395691]

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0f67eaf9

Solution :

Update the affected kernel-uek / kernel-uek-firmware packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93037 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5696

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