Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2011-2010)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Description of changes:

- sync up with uek6 version

- [block] check for proper length of iov entries earlier in
(Xiaotian Feng) {CVE-2010-4668}
- scm: lower SCM_MAX_FD (Eric Dumazet) {CVE-2010-4249}
- perf_events: Fix perf_counter_mmap() hook in mprotect() (Pekka Enberg)
- tcp: Increase TCP_MAXSEG socket option minimum (David S. Miller)
- Enable module force load option [orabug 11782146]
- Enable vmw balloon and pvscsi (Guru Anbalagane) [orabug 11697522]
- fix hpilo module option in config

- build from git

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 68414 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4165