Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3516)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.294.2.el6uek]
- vfs: read file_handle only once in handle_to_path (Sasha Levin)
[Orabug: 25388709] {CVE-2015-1420}
- crypto: algif_hash - Only export and import on sockets with data
(Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25417807]
- USB: usbfs: fix potential infoleak in devio (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug:
25462763] {CVE-2016-4482}
- net: fix infoleak in llc (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462811] {CVE-2016-4485}
- af_unix: Guard against other == sk in unix_dgram_sendmsg (Rainer
Weikusat) [Orabug: 25464000] {CVE-2013-7446}
- unix: avoid use-after-free in ep_remove_wait_queue (Rainer Weikusat)
[Orabug: 25464000] {CVE-2013-7446}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-February/006704.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97118 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7446
CVE-2015-1420
CVE-2016-4482
CVE-2016-4485

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