Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3589)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[4.1.12-94.3.8.el7uek]
- macsec: dynamically allocate space for sglist (Jason A. Donenfeld)
[Orabug: 26368162] {CVE-2017-7477}
- macsec: avoid heap overflow in skb_to_sgvec (Jason A. Donenfeld)
[Orabug: 26368162] {CVE-2017-7477}
- nfsd: check for oversized NFSv2/v3 arguments (J. Bruce Fields)
[Orabug: 26366988] {CVE-2017-7645}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-July/007028.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-July/007029.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 : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101192 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7477
CVE-2017-7645

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