Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3587) (Stack Clash)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[4.1.12-94.3.7.el7uek]
- mm: fix new crash in unmapped_area_topdown() (Hugh Dickins) [Orabug:
26326143] {CVE-2017-1000364}
- mm: larger stack guard gap, between vmas (Hugh Dickins) [Orabug:
26326143] {CVE-2017-1000364}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-June/007006.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-June/007007.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101098 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000364

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