This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
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, Important)
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8