OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0119)

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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 :

- macsec: dynamically allocate space for sglist (Jason A.
Donenfeld) [Orabug: 26368162] (CVE-2017-7477)

- macsec: avoid heap overflow in skb_to_sgvec (Jason A.
Donenfeld) [Orabug: 26368162] (CVE-2017-7477)

- nfsd: check for oversized NFSv2/v3 arguments (J. Bruce
Fields) [Orabug: 26366988] (CVE-2017-7645)

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2017-July/000747.html

Solution :

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

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: 101198 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7477
CVE-2017-7645

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