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ELSA-2013-1166 Important: Oracle Linux kernel security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2013-1166 Important: Oracle Linux kernel security and bug fix update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/04/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/23/2013
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

A certain Red Hat patch for the Linux kernel 2.6.32 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (invalid free operation and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a sendmsg system call with the IP_RETOPTS option, as demonstrated by hemlock.c. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2012-3552.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-pae-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-xen-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ocfs2
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-oracleasm

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