Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3651)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

- Revert 'i40e: Set defport behavior for the Main VSI when in
promiscuous mode' (Jack Vogel) [Orabug: 22683573]
- mlx4: avoid multiple free on id_map_ent (Wengang Wang)
- xen-netfront: cast grant table reference first to type int (Dongli
- xen-netfront: do not cast grant table reference to signed short
(Dongli Zhang)
- RDS: Drop the connection as part of cancel to avoid hangs (Avinash
Repaka) [Orabug: 25045360]
- sctp: validate chunk len before actually using it (Marcelo Ricardo
Leitner) [Orabug: 25142879] {CVE-2016-9555}
- mpi: Fix NULL ptr dereference in mpi_powm() [ver #3] (Andrey Ryabinin)
[Orabug: 25154098] {CVE-2016-8650} {CVE-2016-8650}

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95758 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8650

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