Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3605)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

- dentry name snapshots (Al Viro) [Orabug: 26630936] {CVE-2017-7533}

- scsi: libiscsi: use kvzalloc for iscsi_pool_init (Kyle Fortin)
[Orabug: 26621191]
- mm: introduce kv[mz]alloc helpers (Kyle Fortin) [Orabug: 26621191]
- KEYS: Disallow keyrings beginning with '.' to be joined as session
keyrings (David Howells) [Orabug: 26621179] {CVE-2016-9604}
- l2tp: fix racy SOCK_ZAPPED flag check in l2tp_ip{,6}_bind() (Guillaume
Nault) [Orabug: 26621176] {CVE-2016-10200}
- mnt: Add a per mount namespace limit on the number of mounts (Eric W.
Biederman) [Orabug: 26621171] {CVE-2016-6213} {CVE-2016-6213}
- ipv6: fix out of bound writes in __ip6_append_data() (Eric Dumazet)
[Orabug: 26621163] {CVE-2017-9242}

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102572 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-10200

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