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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-5412) ELSA-2016-2574: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-5412) ELSA-2016-2574: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/06/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/09/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_hv_rmhandlers.S in the Linux kernel through 4.7 on PowerPC platforms, when CONFIG_KVM_BOOK3S_64_HV is enabled, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS infinite loop) by making a H_CEDE hypercall during the existence of a suspended transaction.

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-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-perf
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python-perf

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