Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3552)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.278.2.el6uek]
- sctp: Prevent soft lockup when sctp_accept() is called during a
timeout event (Karl Heiss) [Orabug: 23222773] {CVE-2015-8767}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006002.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006003.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90937 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8767

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