OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0134)

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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 :

- netfilter: x_tables: make sure e->next_offset covers
remaining blob size (Florian Westphal) [Orabug:
24682076] (CVE-2016-4997) (CVE-2016-4998)

- netfilter: x_tables: validate e->target_offset early
(Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24682076] (CVE-2016-4997)
(CVE-2016-4998)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?be9fcee1

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 : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93709 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4997
CVE-2016-4998

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