Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3559)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[4.1.12-37.3.1.el7uek]
- KEYS: Fix ASN.1 indefinite length object parsing This fixes
CVE-2016-0758. (David Howells) [Orabug: 23279022] {CVE-2016-0758}
- uek-rpm: ol6: revert DRM for experimental or OL6-incompatible drivers
(Todd Vierling) [Orabug: 23270829]
- unix: properly account for FDs passed over unix sockets (willy
tarreau) [Orabug: 23262277] {CVE-2013-4312} {CVE-2013-4312}
- sctp: Prevent soft lockup when sctp_accept() is called during a
timeout event (Karl Heiss) [Orabug: 23222731] {CVE-2015-8767}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006063.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006064.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel 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: 91213 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4312
CVE-2015-8767
CVE-2016-0758

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