OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : libtirpc (OVMSA-2017-0108)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description :

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

- Fix for CVE-2017-8779 (bz 1449458)

- tirpc: fix taddr2uaddr for AF_LOCAL (bz 1285144)

- clnt_vc_create: Do not hold a global mutex during
connect (bz 1332520)

- Backported upstream debugging (bz 1273158)

- Fixed memory leak in svc_vc_create (bz 1276687)

- Fixed memory leak in svc_tli_create (bz 1276855)

- Fixed memory leak in __svc_vc_dodestroy (bz 1276856)

- xdr_rejected_reply: Don't crash with invalid server
rejection (bz 982064)

- Fixed overrun in svcauth_gss_validate (bz 1056809)

- Added authgss_free_private_data call (bz 1082807)

- Fixed some races in getnetconfig code (bz 1031498)

- Remove the installation of libtirpc.a and libtirpc.la
(bz 869397)

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2017-May/000730.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2017-May/000731.html

Solution :

Update the affected libtirpc package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100399 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8779

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