Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2017-0892-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[2.6.32-696.1.1.0.1.el6.OL6]
- [kernel] sched/fair: Initialize throttle_count for new task-groups lazily [orabug 25071015]
- [kernel] sched/fair: Do not announce throttled next buddy in dequeue_task_fair() [orabug 25071015]
- [kernel] sched/fair: Reorder cgroup creation code [orabug 25071015]
- [kernel] sched/fair: Rework throttle_count sync [orabug 25071015]
- Update genkey [bug 25599697]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-April/006894.html

Solution :

Update the affected kernel packages. Note that the updated packages
may not be immediately available from the package repository and its
mirrors.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99754 ()

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