OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0174)

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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 :

- ocfs2: fix trans extend while free cached blocks
(Junxiao Bi)

- ocfs2: fix trans extend while flush truncate log
(Junxiao Bi)

- ocfs2: extend enough credits for freeing one truncate
record while replaying truncate records (Xue jiufei)
[Orabug: 25136991]

- mpi: Fix NULL ptr dereference in mpi_powm [ver #3]
(Andrey Ryabinin) [Orabug: 25154096] (CVE-2016-8650)
(CVE-2016-8650)

- mlx4: avoid multiple free on id_map_ent (Wengang Wang)
[Orabug: 25159035]

- NVMe: reduce queue depth as workaround for Samsung EPIC
SQ errata (Ashok Vairavan) [Orabug: 25144380]

- sctp: validate chunk len before actually using it
(Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25142868]
(CVE-2016-9555)

- rebuild bumping release

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e63f9df4

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95621 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8650
CVE-2016-9555

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