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ELSA-2013-2504 Moderate: Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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ELSA-2013-2504 Moderate: Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/07/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/07/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The xen_failsafe_callback function in Xen for the Linux kernel 2.6.23 and other versions, when running a 32-bit PVOPS guest, allows local users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) by triggering an iret fault, leading to use of an incorrect stack pointer and stack corruption.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-firmware
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-mlnx_en
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ofa

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