Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3572)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

- Fix cpu bootup stall with large cpu count (Zhenzhong Duan) [Orabug:
- megaraid_sas : Update threshold based reply post host index register
(<A HREF=''>Sumit.Saxena at</A>) [Orabug: 23536267]

- IPoIB: increase send queue size to 4 times (Ajaykumar Hotchandani)
[Orabug: 22287489]
- IB/ipoib: Change send workqueue size for CM mode (Ajaykumar
Hotchandani) [Orabug: 22287489]
- Avoid 60sec timeout when receiving rtpg sense code 06/00/00 (John
Sobecki) [Orabug: 22336257]
- stop recursive fault in print_context_stack after stack overflow (John
Sobecki) [Orabug: 23174777]
- IB/security: Restrict use of the write() interface (Jason Gunthorpe)
[Orabug: 23287131] {CVE-2016-4565}

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: 91591 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4565

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now