Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3607)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.297.6.el6uek]
- l2tp: fix racy SOCK_ZAPPED flag check in l2tp_ip{,6}_bind() (Guillaume
Nault) [Orabug: 26586050] {CVE-2016-10200}
- xfs: fix two memory leaks in xfs_attr_list.c error paths (Mateusz
Guzik) [Orabug: 26586024] {CVE-2016-9685}
- KEYS: Disallow keyrings beginning with '.' to be joined as session
keyrings (David Howells) [Orabug: 26586002] {CVE-2016-9604}
- ipv6: fix out of bound writes in __ip6_append_data() (Eric Dumazet)
[Orabug: 26578202] {CVE-2017-9242}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-August/007145.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102624 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-10200
CVE-2016-9604
CVE-2016-9685
CVE-2017-9242

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