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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:2047 :
An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
Security Fix(es) :
* Linux kernel built with the 802.1Q/802.1ad VLAN(CONFIG_VLAN_8021Q)
OR Virtual eXtensible Local Area Network(CONFIG_VXLAN) with
Transparent Ethernet Bridging(TEB) GRO support, is vulnerable to a
stack overflow issue. It could occur while receiving large packets via
GRO path as an unlimited recursion could unfold in both VLAN and TEB
modules leading to a stack corruption in the kernel. (CVE-2016-7039,
See also :
Update the affected kernel packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false