Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3595)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[3.8.13-118.10.2.el7uek]
- tcp: make challenge acks less predictable (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug:
24010012] [Orabug: 2401010] {CVE-2016-5696}

[3.8.13-118.10.1.el7uek]
- ocfs2: call ocfs2_journal_access_di() before ocfs2_journal_dirty() in
ocfs2_write_end_nolock() (yangwenfang) [Orabug: 19601200]
- ocfs2: improve recovery performance (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 24395691]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-August/006274.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-August/006275.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: 92984 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5696

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