Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3576)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.296.2.el6uek]
- dccp/tcp: do not inherit mc_list from parent (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug:
26108573] {CVE-2017-8890}

[2.6.39-400.296.1.el6uek]
- cifs: adjust sequence number downward after signing NT_CANCEL request
(Albert Barbe)
- nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops (J. Bruce Fields)
[Orabug: 25986995] {CVE-2017-7895}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-May/006947.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100451 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7895
CVE-2017-8890

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