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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6
Advanced Update Support and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Telco
Extended Update Support.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
Security Fix(es) :
* A use-after-free vulnerability was found in the kernel's socket
recvmmsg subsystem. This may allow remote attackers to corrupt memory
and may allow execution of arbitrary code. This corruption takes place
during the error handling routines within __sys_recvmmsg() function.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false