Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3565)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

- KEYS: Fix ASN.1 indefinite length object parsing This fixes
CVE-2016-0758. (David Howells) [Orabug: 23279020] {CVE-2016-0758}
- net: add validation for the socket syscall protocol argument (Hannes
Frederic Sowa) [Orabug: 23267997] {CVE-2015-8543} {CVE-2015-8543}
- ipv6: addrconf: validate new MTU before applying it (Marcelo Leitner)
[Orabug: 23263252] {CVE-2015-8215}
- unix: properly account for FDs passed over unix sockets (willy
tarreau) [Orabug: 23262276] {CVE-2013-4312} {CVE-2013-4312}

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91291 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4312

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