Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3645)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-118.14.2.el7uek]
- aacraid: Check size values after double-fetch from user (Dave Carroll)
[Orabug: 25060050] {CVE-2016-6480} {CVE-2016-6480}
- IB/srpt: Simplify srpt_handle_tsk_mgmt() (Bart Van Assche) [Orabug:
25060011] {CVE-2016-6327}
- audit: fix a double fetch in audit_log_single_execve_arg() (Paul
Moore) [Orabug: 25059945] {CVE-2016-6136}
- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_tinterrupt (Kangjie
Lu) [Orabug: 25059899] {CVE-2016-4578}
- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_ccallback (Kangjie
Lu) [Orabug: 25059899] {CVE-2016-4578}
- ALSA: timer: Fix leak in SNDRV_TIMER_IOCTL_PARAMS (Kangjie Lu)
[Orabug: 25059753] {CVE-2016-4569}
- acpi: Disable ACPI table override if securelevel is set (Linn
Crosetto) [Orabug: 25058991] {CVE-2016-3699}
- Bluetooth: Fix potential NULL dereference in RFCOMM bind callback
(Jaganath Kanakkassery) [Orabug: 25058903] {CVE-2015-8956}
- ASN.1: Fix non-match detection failure on data overrun (David Howells)
[Orabug: 25059046] {CVE-2016-2053}
- mm: migrate dirty page without clear_page_dirty_for_io etc (Hugh
Dickins) [Orabug: 25059194] {CVE-2016-3070}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-November/006527.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-November/006528.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95043 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8956
CVE-2016-2053
CVE-2016-3070
CVE-2016-3699
CVE-2016-4569
CVE-2016-4578
CVE-2016-6136
CVE-2016-6327
CVE-2016-6480

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