Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : kernel-uek (ELSA-2016-3529)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[4.1.12-32.2.3.el7uek]
- rebuild bumping release

[4.1.12-32.2.2.el7uek]
- x86/iopl/64: properly context-switch IOPL on Xen PV (Andy Lutomirski)
[Orabug: 22997978] {CVE-2016-3157}
- fs/hugetlbfs/inode.c: fix bugs in hugetlb_vmtruncate_list() (Mike
Kravetz) [Orabug: 22667863]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-March/005911.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-March/005912.html

Solution :

Update the affected kernel-uek packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90297 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3157

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