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ELSA-2010-0792 Important: Oracle Linux kernel security update

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ELSA-2010-0792 Important: Oracle Linux kernel security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/06/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The rds_page_copy_user function in net/rds/page.c in the Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) protocol implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36 does not properly validate addresses obtained from user space, which allows local users to gain privileges via crafted use of the sendmsg and recvmsg system calls.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-pae-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-xen-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ocfs2
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-oracleasm

References

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-pae-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-xen-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ocfs2
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-oracleasm

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