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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 100585


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


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)


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100585

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0111.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/06/02

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/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

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 154633, 157334