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ELSA-2011-2029 Important: Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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ELSA-2011-2029 Important: Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/24/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The skb_gro_header_slow function in include/linux/netdevice.h in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39.4, when Generic Receive Offload (GRO) is enabled, resets certain fields in incorrect situations, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted network traffic.

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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