OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : rpcbind (OVMSA-2017-0107)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100398


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


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

- Fix for CVE-2017-8779 (bz 1449461)

- Soft static allocate rpc uid/gid (bz 1300533)

- Fix memory corruption in PMAP_CALLIT code (bz 1186933)


Update the affected rpcbind package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100398

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0107.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/25

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:rpcbind, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8779

OSVDB: 157016, 157017