Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 88174
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
Description* A use-after-free flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's key management subsystem handled keyring object reference counting in certain error path of the join_session_keyring() function. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2016-0728, Important)
The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.