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Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3655)

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 6 / 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2016-3655 advisory. - Use-after-free vulnerability in the __sys_recvmmsg function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a recvmmsg system call that is mishandled during error processing. (CVE-2016-7117) Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


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