Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3579)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[2.6.32-400.37.18.el6uek]
- IB/security: Restrict use of the write() interface (Jason Gunthorpe)
[Orabug: 23641666] {CVE-2016-4565}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-June/006162.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-June/006163.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: 91850 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4565

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