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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:0907 :
An update for util-linux is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. 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 util-linux packages contain a large variety of low-level system
utilities that are necessary for a Linux system to function. Among
others, these include the fdisk configuration tool and the login
Security Fix(es) :
* A race condition was found in the way su handled the management of
child processes. A local authenticated attacker could use this flaw to
kill other processes with root privileges under specific conditions.
Red Hat would like to thank Tobias Stockmann for reporting this
Bug Fix(es) :
* The 'findmnt --target <path>' command prints all file systems where
the mount point directory is <path>. Previously, when used in the
chroot environment, 'findmnt --target <path>' incorrectly displayed
all mount points. The command has been fixed so that it now checks the
mount point path and returns information only for the relevant mount
See also :
Update the affected util-linux packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.6
Public Exploit Available : true