Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3618)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.284.2.el6uek]
- Btrfs: fix truncation of compressed and inlined extents (Divya Indi)
[Orabug: 22307286] {CVE-2015-8374}
- Btrfs: fix file corruption and data loss after cloning inline extents
(Divya Indi) [Orabug: 22307286] {CVE-2015-8374}
- netfilter: x_tables: make sure e->next_offset covers remaining blob
size (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24682073] {CVE-2016-4997} {CVE-2016-4998}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate e->target_offset early (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24682071] {CVE-2016-4997} {CVE-2016-4998}

[2.6.39-400.284.1.el6uek]
- rds: schedule local connection activity in proper workqueue (Ajaykumar
Hotchandani) [Orabug: 22819661]
- ib_core: make wait_event uninterruptible in ib_flush_fmr_pool()
(Avinash Repaka) [Orabug: 24525022]
- net/mlx4: Support shutdown() interface (Ajaykumar Hotchandani)
[Orabug: 24616261]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-September/006357.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-September/006358.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: 93677 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8374
CVE-2016-4997
CVE-2016-4998

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