Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3596)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-118.19.3.el7uek]
- posix_acl: Clear SGID bit when setting file permissions (Jan Kara)
[Orabug: 25507344] {CVE-2016-7097} {CVE-2016-7097}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-July/007067.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-July/007068.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:UR)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102060 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7097

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