Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3510)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.294.1.el6uek]
- nvme: Limit command retries (Ashok Vairavan) [Orabug: 25342947] -
tcp: fix use after free in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue() (Eric Dumazet)
[Orabug: 25374376] {CVE-2016-6828}
- ALSA: pcm : Call kill_fasync() in stream lock (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug:
25231728] {CVE-2016-9794}
- net: avoid signed overflows for SO_{SND|RCV}BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet)
[Orabug: 25231758] {CVE-2016-9793}
- KEYS: Fix short sprintf buffer in /proc/keys show function (David
Howells) [Orabug: 25306377] {CVE-2016-7042}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-January/006638.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: 96479 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6828
CVE-2016-7042
CVE-2016-9793
CVE-2016-9794

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