Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3656)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-118.15.2.el7uek]
- x86/iopl/64: properly context-switch IOPL on Xen PV (Andy Lutomirski)
[Orabug: 25269176] {CVE-2016-3157} {CVE-2016-3157}
- net: Fix use after free in the recvmmsg exit path (Arnaldo Carvalho de
Melo) [Orabug: 25298611] {CVE-2016-7117}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-December/006602.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-December/006603.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96069 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3157
CVE-2016-7117

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