Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3552)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90937


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


Description of changes:

- sctp: Prevent soft lockup when sctp_accept() is called during a timeout event (Karl Heiss) [Orabug: 23222773] {CVE-2015-8767}


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90937

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3552.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/06

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-doc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-firmware, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8767