Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3632) (Dirty COW)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[4.1.12-61.1.16.el7uek]
- mm: remove gup_flags FOLL_WRITE games from __get_user_pages() (Linus
Torvalds) [Orabug: 24927306] {CVE-2016-5195}

[4.1.12-61.1.15.el7uek]
- drivers/nvme: provide a module parameter for setting number of I/O
queues (Shan Hai) [Orabug: 24914956]
- blk-mq: improve warning for running a queue on the wrong CPU (Jens
Axboe) [Orabug: 24914956]
- blk-mq: fix freeze queue race (Shan Hai) [Orabug: 24914956]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006427.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006428.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: 94223 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5195

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now