OracleVM 3.4 : xen (OVMSA-2017-0094)

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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 :

- BUILDINFO: xen
commit=8ee9cbea8e71c968e602d5b4974601d283d61d28

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream
commit=fcd17fdf18b95a9e408acc84f6d2b37cf3fc0335

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional
commit=346fdd7edd73f8287d0d0a2bab9c67b71bc6b8ba

- BUILDINFO: IPXE
commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS
commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- x86: correct create_bounce_frame (Boris Ostrovsky)
[Orabug: 25927745]

- x86: discard type information when stealing pages (Boris
Ostrovsky)

- multicall: deal with early exit conditions (Boris
Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 25927612]

- BUILDINFO: xen
commit=66e33522666436a4b6c13fbaa77b4942876bb5f7

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream
commit=fcd17fdf18b95a9e408acc84f6d2b37cf3fc0335

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional
commit=346fdd7edd73f8287d0d0a2bab9c67b71bc6b8ba

- BUILDINFO: IPXE
commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS
commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- kexec: Add spinlock for the whole hypercall. (Konrad
Rzeszutek Wilk)

- kexec: clear kexec_image slot when unloading kexec image
(Bhavesh Davda) [Orabug: 25861731]

- BUILDINFO: xen
commit=337c8edcc582f8bfb1bcfcb5a475c5fc18ff2def

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream
commit=fcd17fdf18b95a9e408acc84f6d2b37cf3fc0335

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional
commit=346fdd7edd73f8287d0d0a2bab9c67b71bc6b8ba

- BUILDINFO: IPXE
commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS
commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- memory: properly check guest memory ranges in
XENMEM_exchange handling (Jan Beulich) [Orabug:
25760559] (CVE-2017-7228)

- xenstored: Log when the write transaction rate limit
bites (Ian Jackson) [Orabug: 25745225]

- xenstored: apply a write transaction rate limit (Ian
Jackson)

- BUILDINFO: xen
commit=17b0cd2109c42553e9c8c34d3a2b8252abead104

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream
commit=fcd17fdf18b95a9e408acc84f6d2b37cf3fc0335

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional
commit=346fdd7edd73f8287d0d0a2bab9c67b71bc6b8ba

- BUILDINFO: IPXE
commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS
commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- xm: Fix the error message displayed by 'xm create ...'
(Venu Busireddy) [Orabug: 25721696]

- xm: expand pci hidden devices tools (Venu Busireddy)
[Orabug: 25721624]

- BUILDINFO: xen
commit=81f33e7316b476c319f42eb56ac58fc450804ded

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream
commit=2e4e0a805aeb448242b43399e0853b851bccde4e

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional
commit=d9ba4c53b14ebf9a0613b5638f90d95489622f0c

- BUILDINFO: IPXE
commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS
commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- xend: fix vif device ID allocation (Zhigang Wang)
[Orabug: 25692157]

- BUILDINFO: xen
commit=68930e8bbd9311ebd12fdb251362a2e1f9987fba

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream
commit=f663d3dd4e968756d33e29cb2c2c956cabbdd4ca

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional
commit=d9ba4c53b14ebf9a0613b5638f90d95489622f0c

- BUILDINFO: IPXE
commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS
commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- xend: fix waitForSuspend (Zhigang Wang) [Orabug:
25638583] [Orabug: 25653480]

- IOMMU: always call teardown callback (Oleksandr
Tyshchenko) [Orabug: 25485193]

- BUILDINFO: xen
commit=9f3030e391274b89deb80c86a6343dac473916b3

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream
commit=f663d3dd4e968756d33e29cb2c2c956cabbdd4ca

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional
commit=d9ba4c53b14ebf9a0613b5638f90d95489622f0c

- BUILDINFO: IPXE
commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS
commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- one-off build

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2017-May/000689.html

Solution :

Update the affected xen / xen-tools packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99975 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7228

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