OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0180)

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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 :

- x86/iopl/64: properly context-switch IOPL on Xen PV
(Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 25269176] (CVE-2016-3157)
(CVE-2016-3157)

- net: Fix use after free in the recvmmsg exit path
(Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo) [Orabug: 25298611]
(CVE-2016-7117)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6cca615e

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: 96072 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3157
CVE-2016-7117

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