Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3633) (Dirty COW)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-118.13.3.el7uek]
- mm, gup: close FOLL MAP_PRIVATE race (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug:
24928591] {CVE-2016-5195}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006429.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006430.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: 94224 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5195

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