OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : policycoreutils (OVMSA-2016-0157)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- Lazy unmount private, shared entry(Joe Jin)[orabug

- sandbox: create a new session for sandboxed processes
Resolves: (CVE-2016-7545)

- Update translations Resolves: rhbz#819794

- Fix sepolgen test cases Resolves: rhbz#1306550

- sandbox: Improve comments in sysconfig file Resolves:

- secon, newrole: fix inconsistence between --help and man
page Resolves: rhbz#1278811, rhbz#1278913

- restorecond: treat root as a regular user Resolves:

- semanage: don't skip reserver_port_t Resolves:

- semanage: check if a store exists Resolves: rhbz#1208801

- fixfiles: check the SELinux status Resolves:

- semanage: Use OrderedDict for list of fcontexts
Resolves: rhbz#1206767

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected policycoreutils package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94909 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7545

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