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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2014-8134) ELSA-2016-0855: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2014-8134) ELSA-2016-0855: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/12/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/17/2016
Modified
08/17/2020

Description

The paravirt_ops_setup function in arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18 uses an improper paravirt_enabled setting for KVM guest kernels, which makes it easier for guest OS users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application that reads a 16-bit value.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-abi-whitelists
  • 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-firmware
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-perf
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python-perf

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