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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-15594) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-15594) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/20/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
09/05/2018
Modified
08/15/2019

Description

arch/x86/kernel/paravirt.c in the Linux kernel before 4.18.1 mishandles certain indirect calls, which makes it easier for attackers to conduct Spectre-v2 attacks against paravirtual guests.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • 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

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