Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3593)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[4.1.12-37.6.2.el7uek]
- KEYS: potential uninitialized variable (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug:
24393865] {CVE-2016-4470}
- ovl: fix permission checking for setattr (Miklos Szeredi) [Orabug:
24393742] {CVE-2015-8660}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-August/006254.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-August/006255.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)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92781 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8660
CVE-2016-4470

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