Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2011-2015)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.32-100.28.15.el6]
- sctp: fix to calc the INIT/INIT-ACK chunk length correctly is set
{CVE-2011-1573}
- dccp: fix oops on Reset after close {CVE-2011-1093}
- bridge: netfilter: fix information leak {CVE-2011-1080}
- Bluetooth: bnep: fix buffer overflow {CVE-2011-1079}
- net: don't allow CAP_NET_ADMIN to load non-netdev kernel modules
{CVE-2011-1019}
- ipip: add module alias for tunl0 tunnel device
- gre: add module alias for gre0 tunnel device
- drm/radeon/kms: check AA resolve registers on r300 {CVE-2011-1016}
- drm/radeon: fix regression with AA resolve checking {CVE-2011-1016}
- drm: fix unsigned vs signed comparison issue in modeset ctl ioctl
{CVE-2011-1013}
- proc: protect mm start_code/end_code in /proc/pid/stat {CVE-2011-0726}
- ALSA: caiaq - Fix possible string-buffer overflow {CVE-2011-0712}
- xfs: zero proper structure size for geometry calls {CVE-2011-0711}
- xfs: prevent leaking uninitialized stack memory in FSGEOMETRY_V1
{CVE-2011-0711}
- ima: fix add LSM rule bug {CVE-2011-0006}
- IB/uverbs: Handle large number of entries in poll CQ {CVE-2010-4649,
CVE-2011-1044}
- CAN: Use inode instead of kernel address for /proc file {CVE-2010-4565}

[2.6.32-100.28.14.el6]
- IB/qib: fix qib compile warning.
- IB/core: Allow device-specific per-port sysfs files.
- dm crypt: add plain64 iv.
- firmware: add firmware for qib.
- Infiniband: Add QLogic PCIe QLE InfiniBand host channel adapters support.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2011-May/002134.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2011-May/002135.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)