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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-5156) ELSA-2016-0855: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-5156) ELSA-2016-0855: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/19/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/17/2016
Modified
01/22/2018

Description

The virtnet_probe function in drivers/net/virtio_net.c in the Linux kernel before 4.2 attempts to support a FRAGLIST feature without proper memory allocation, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and memory corruption) via a crafted sequence of fragmented packets.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-abi-whitelists
  • 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-firmware
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-perf
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python-perf

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