As you can see from this article from Wim Coekaerts, VirtualBox guest-additions for Oracle Linux are now available as RPMs. This kind of feature grant the best experience possible while building development environment on top of VirtualBox: no need to install kernel-devel, compilers or any other dev package on your machine to get guest-additions installed and available: just install those rpms, available for Oracle Linux 6 and Oracle Linux 7:
"kmod-vboxguest-uek4" RPM contains the VirtualBox guest-additions kernel-modules for OL UEK4 while "vboxguest-tools" contains the complete user-space stuff (binaries, libraries and so on).
To get those RPMs installed, proceed with the following steps:
Obviously, those RPMs will perfectly work even if you upgrade your UEK4 kernel (kmod); same modules will be available (and always granted) also on future releases of UEK4 kernel:
I think that this could be last article for the 2017.....so, let me wish you an happy new year to everyone!