OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0104)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- ipv6: catch a null skb before using it in a DTRACE
(Shannon Nelson)

- sparc64: Do not retain old VM_SPARC_ADI flag when
protection changes on page (Khalid Aziz) [Orabug:

- nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops (J.
Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 25986971] (CVE-2017-7895)

- sparc64: Detect DAX ra+pgsz when hvapi minor doesn't
indicate it (Rob Gardner) [Orabug: 25997533]

- sparc64: DAX memory will use RA+PGSZ feature in HV (Rob

- sparc64: Disable DAX flow control (Rob Gardner) [Orabug:

- sparc64: DAX memory needs persistent mappings (Rob
Gardner) [Orabug: 25997137]

- sparc64: Fix incorrect error print in DAX driver when
validating ccb (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996975]

- sparc64: DAX request for non 4MB memory should return
with unique errno (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996823]

- sparc64: DAX request to mmap non 4MB memory should fail
with a debug print (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996823]

- sparc64: DAX request for non 4MB memory should return
with unique errno (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996823]

- sparc64: Incorrect print by DAX driver when old driver
API is used (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996790]

- sparc64: DAX request to dequeue half of a long CCB
should not succeed (Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996747]

- sparc64: dax_overflow_check reports incorrect data
(Sanath Kumar)

- sparc64: Ignored DAX ref count causes lockup (Rob
Gardner) [Orabug: 25996628]

- sparc64: disable dax page range checking on RA (Rob
Gardner) [Orabug: 25996546]

- sparc64: Oracle Data Analytics Accelerator (DAX) driver
(Sanath Kumar) [Orabug: 25996522]

- sparc64: Add DAX hypervisor services (Allen Pais)
[Orabug: 25996475]

- sparc64: create/destroy cpu sysfs dynamically (Atish
Patra) [Orabug: 21775890] [Orabug: 25216469]

- megaraid: Fix unaligned warning (Allen Pais) [Orabug:

- Re-enable SDP for uek-nano kernel (Ashok Vairavan)
[Orabug: 25968572]

- xsigo: Compute node crash on FC failover (Pradeep

- NVMe: Set affinity after allocating request queues
(Keith Busch)

- nvme: use an integer value to Linux errno values
(Christoph Hellwig)

- blk-mq: fix racy updates of rq->errors (Christoph
Hellwig) [Orabug: 25945973]

- x86/apic: Handle zero vector gracefully in
clear_vector_irq (Keith Busch) [Orabug: 24515998]

- PCI: Prevent VPD access for QLogic ISP2722 (Ethan Zhao)
[Orabug: 24819170]

- PCI: Prevent VPD access for buggy devices (Babu Moger)
[Orabug: 24819170]

- ipv6: Skip XFRM lookup if dst_entry in socket cache is
valid (Jakub Sitnicki) [Orabug: 25525433]

- Btrfs: don't BUG_ON in btrfs_orphan_add (Josef Bacik)
[Orabug: 25534945]

- Btrfs: clarify do_chunk_alloc's return value (Liu Bo)
[Orabug: 25534945]

- btrfs: flush_space: treat return value of do_chunk_alloc
properly (Alex Lyakas) [Orabug: 25534945]

- Revert '[SCSI] libiscsi: Reduce locking contention in
fast path' (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 25721518]

- qla2xxx: Allow vref count to timeout on vport delete.
(Joe Carnuccio) [Orabug: 25862953]

- Drivers: hv: kvp: fix IP Failover (Vitaly Kuznetsov)
[Orabug: 25866691]

- Drivers: hv: util: Pass the channel information during
the init call (K. Y. Srinivasan) [Orabug: 25866691]

- Drivers: hv: utils: run polling callback always in
interrupt context (Olaf Hering) [Orabug: 25866691]

- Drivers: hv: util: Increase the timeout for util
services (K. Y. Srinivasan) [Orabug: 25866691]

- Drivers: hv: kvp: check kzalloc return value (Vitaly

- Drivers: hv: fcopy: dynamically allocate smsg_out in
fcopy_send_data (Vitaly Kuznetsov)

- Drivers: hv: vss: full handshake support (Vitaly
Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 25866691]

- xen: Make VPMU init message look less scary (Juergen
Gross) [Orabug: 25873416]

- udp: properly support MSG_PEEK with truncated buffers
(Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25876652] (CVE-2016-10229)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected kernel-uek / kernel-uek-firmware packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100236 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-10229

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