Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3089)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.36.11.el6uek]
- net: sctp: fix panic on duplicate ASCONF chunks (Daniel Borkmann)
[Orabug: 20010592] {CVE-2014-3687}
- net: sctp: fix skb_over_panic when receiving malformed ASCONF chunks
(Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 20010579] {CVE-2014-3673}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-November/004644.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-November/004645.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 : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79325 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70766
70883

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3673
CVE-2014-3687

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