Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3537)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

kernel-uek
[3.8.13-118.17.5.el7uek]
- block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug:
25877530] {CVE-2016-7910}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-April/006861.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-April/006862.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99387 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7910

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