Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3021)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.37.3.el6uek]
- net: sctp: fix slab corruption from use after free on INIT collisions
(Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 20780349] {CVE-2015-1421}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-March/004963.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-March/004964.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82491 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72356

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1421

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