Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3594)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[4.1.12-37.6.3.el7uek]
- tcp: make challenge acks less predictable (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug:
24010103] [Orabug: 2401010] {CVE-2016-5696}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-August/006271.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-August/006272.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-August/006273.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92983 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5696

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