Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3566)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.278.3.el6uek]
- net: add validation for the socket syscall protocol argument (Hannes
Frederic Sowa) [Orabug: 23267976] {CVE-2015-8543} {CVE-2015-8543}
- ipv6: addrconf: validate new MTU before applying it (Marcelo Leitner)
[Orabug: 23263251] {CVE-2015-8215}
- ext4: avoid hang when mounting non-journal filesystems with orphan
list (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 23262219] {CVE-2015-7509}
- ext4: make orphan functions be no-op in no-journal mode (Anatol
Pomozov) [Orabug: 23262219] {CVE-2015-7509}
- unix: properly account for FDs passed over unix sockets (willy
tarreau) [Orabug: 23262265] {CVE-2013-4312} {CVE-2013-4312}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006081.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-May/006082.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91292 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4312
CVE-2015-7509
CVE-2015-8215
CVE-2015-8543

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