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:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-118.6.2.el7uek]
- 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 :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006079.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006080.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: 91291 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4312
CVE-2015-8215
CVE-2015-8543
CVE-2016-0758

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