Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2012-2048)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-300.39.2.el6uek]
- ext4: fix undefined behavior in ext4_fill_flex_info() (Xi Wang)
[orabug 16020245] {CVE-2012-2100}
- Divide by zero in TCP congestion control Algorithm (Jesper Dangaard
Brouer) [orabug 16020447] {CVE-2012-4565}
- ipv6: discard overlapping fragment (Luis Henriques) [orabug 16021354]
{CVE-2012-4444}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-December/003177.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-December/003178.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 68690 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53414
56346
56891

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2100
CVE-2012-4444
CVE-2012-4565