EM 12c, EM 13c: Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Host Compliance Rule "Executable Stack Disabled" Result is not Correct on Oracle Linux Systems with UEK Kernels (Doc ID 2120638.1)

Last updated on APRIL 29, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

"Execute stack disabled" metric is wrongly reporting from Oracle Linux  (OL) systems with the UEK kernel in Enterprise manager (EM) 12c Cloud Control.
Oracle UEK kernels do not support the required "exec-shield" flag by default.

 

Changes

 

Cause

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