OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0175)

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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 :

- Revert 'i40e: Set defport behavior for the Main VSI when
in promiscuous mode' (Jack Vogel) [Orabug: 22683573]

- mlx4: avoid multiple free on id_map_ent (Wengang Wang)

- xen-netfront: cast grant table reference first to type
int (Dongli Zhang)

- xen-netfront: do not cast grant table reference to
signed short (Dongli Zhang)

- RDS: Drop the connection as part of cancel to avoid
hangs (Avinash Repaka) [Orabug: 25045360]

- sctp: validate chunk len before actually using it
(Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25142879]
(CVE-2016-9555)

- mpi: Fix NULL ptr dereference in mpi_powm [ver #3]
(Andrey Ryabinin) [Orabug: 25154098] (CVE-2016-8650)
(CVE-2016-8650)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?511fc0e1

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: 95760 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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