OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0111)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100585

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 :

- net/packet: fix overflow in check for tp_reserve (Andrey Konovalov) [Orabug: 26143545] (CVE-2017-7308)

- net/packet: fix overflow in check for tp_frame_nr (Andrey Konovalov) [Orabug: 26143545] (CVE-2017-7308)

- net/packet: fix overflow in check for priv area size (Andrey Konovalov) [Orabug: 26143545] (CVE-2017-7308)

- dccp/tcp: do not inherit mc_list from parent (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 26132091] (CVE-2017-8890)

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2017-June/000737.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100585

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0111.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Published: 2017/06/02

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek-firmware, 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: 2017/06/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/03/29

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (AF_PACKET packet_set_ring Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7308, CVE-2017-8890