Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3538)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.39-400.294.7.el6uek]
- udp: properly support MSG_PEEK with truncated buffers (Eric Dumazet)
[Orabug: 25874741] {CVE-2016-10229}
- block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug:
25877531] {CVE-2016-7910}

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-April/006857.html

Solution :

Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99388 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-10229
CVE-2016-7910

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