Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3588)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:


[3.8.13-118.9.1.el7uek]
- mlx4: Increase SYNC_TPT command timeout (Mukesh Kacker) [Orabug:
22895790]
- neigh: do not modify unlinked entries (Julian Anastasov) [Orabug:
23072705]
- mm/slab: Improve performance of slabinfo stats gathering (Aruna
Ramakrishna) [Orabug: 23720437]
- atl2: Disable unimplemented scatter/gather feature (Ben Hutchings)
[Orabug: 23703901] {CVE-2016-2117} {CVE-2016-2117}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-July/006216.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-July/006217.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92657 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2117

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