Virtuozzo 6 : parallels-server-bm-release / vzkernel / etc (VZA-2017-031)

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Synopsis :

The remote Virtuozzo host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the parallels-server-bm-release /
vzkernel / etc packages installed, the Virtuozzo installation on the
remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- It was found that keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring() function
leaked thread keyring which could allow an unprivileged
local user to exhaust kernel memory.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Virtuozzo security advisory.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as
possible without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://help.virtuozzo.com/customer/portal/articles/2795582

Solution :

Update the affected parallels-server-bm-release / vzkernel / etc package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Virtuozzo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99710 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7472

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