Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2012-2039)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-200.33.1.el5uek]
- sfc: Replace some literal constants with EFX_PAGE_SIZE/EFX_BUF_SIZE
(Ben Hutchings) [Orabug: 14769994]
- CVE-2012-3412 sfc: Fix maximum number of TSO segments and minimum TX
queue size (Ben Hutchings) [Orabug: 14769994] {CVE-2012-3412}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-October/003085.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-October/003084.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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 68684 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54763

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3412