OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0149) (Dirty COW)

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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 :

- mm: remove gup_flags FOLL_WRITE games from
__get_user_pages (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 24927306]
(CVE-2016-5195)

- drivers/nvme: provide a module parameter for setting
number of I/O queues (Shan Hai) [Orabug: 24914956]

- blk-mq: improve warning for running a queue on the wrong
CPU (Jens Axboe) [Orabug: 24914956]

- blk-mq: fix freeze queue race (Shan Hai) [Orabug:
24914956]

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?628128f5

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: 94228 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5195

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