Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2011-2016)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.32-100.28.17.el5]
- [net] Extend prot->slab size when add sock extend fields.

[2.6.32-100.28.16.el5]
- kernel: Fix unlimited socket backlog DoS {CVE-2010-4251}
- RDS: Fix congestion issues for loopback
- rds: prevent BUG_ON triggering on congestion map updates {CVE-2011-1023}
- epoll: prevent creating circular epoll structures {CVE-2011-1082}
- fs: fix corrupted OSF partition table parsing {CVE-2011-1163}
- fs: Increase OSF partition limit from 8 to 18 {CVE-2011-1163}
- netfilter: arp_tables: fix infoleak to userspace {CVE-2011-1170}
- netfilter: ip_tables: fix infoleak to userspace {CVE-2011-1171}
- ipv6: netfilter: ip6_tables: fix infoleak to userspace {CVE-2011-1172}
- [SCSI] mpt2sas: prevent heap overflows and unchecked reads
{CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2011-May/002148.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2011-May/002147.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 68417 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4251
CVE-2011-1023
CVE-2011-1082
CVE-2011-1163
CVE-2011-1170
CVE-2011-1171
CVE-2011-1172
CVE-2011-1494
CVE-2011-1495