Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?432c85c4

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94003 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7039

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