Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3067)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.250.10.el5uek]
- md: use kzalloc() when bitmap is disabled (Benjamin Randazzo)
[Orabug: 21563042] {CVE-2015-5697}
- netfilter: nf_conntrack: reserve two bytes for nf_ct_ext->len (Andrey
Vagin) [Orabug: 21562780] {CVE-2014-9715}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-August/005302.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-August/005303.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85262 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9715
CVE-2015-5697

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