OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0115) (Stack Clash)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101140


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


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

- mm: fix new crash in unmapped_area_topdown (Hugh Dickins) [Orabug: 26326143] (CVE-2017-1000364)

- mm: larger stack guard gap, between vmas (Hugh Dickins) [Orabug: 26326143] (CVE-2017-1000364)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101140

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0115.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/06/30

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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


Base Score: 7.4

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

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: 2017/06/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000364

OSVDB: 159367