Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3619)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[4.1.12-61.1.10.el7uek]
- netfilter: x_tables: make sure e->next_offset covers remaining blob
size (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 24682076] {CVE-2016-4997} {CVE-2016-4998}
- netfilter: x_tables: validate e->target_offset early (Florian
Westphal) [Orabug: 24682076] {CVE-2016-4997} {CVE-2016-4998}

[4.1.12-61.1.9.el7uek]
- xen-blkback: don't get ref for each queue (Bob Liu) [Orabug:
24616917] - NVMe: Fix obtaining command result (Keith Busch) [Orabug:
24655742]

[4.1.12-61.1.8.el7uek]
- Revert 'ixgbe: make a workaround to tx hang issue under dom' (Brian
Maly) [Orabug: 24618738]

[4.1.12-61.1.7.el7uek]
- x86/xen: Add x86_platform.is_untracked_pat_range quirk to ignore ISA
regions. (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk) [Orabug: 24566046]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-September/006353.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-September/006354.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: 93678 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4997
CVE-2016-4998

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