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ELSA-2011-2016 Important: Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security fix update

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ELSA-2011-2016 Important: Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security fix update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/04/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
08/07/2020

Description

The socket implementation in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34 does not properly manage a backlog of received packets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by sending a large amount of network traffic, as demonstrated by netperf UDP tests.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-firmware
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ofa

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