OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0119)

High Nessus Plugin ID 101198


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


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

- macsec: dynamically allocate space for sglist (Jason A.
Donenfeld) [Orabug: 26368162] (CVE-2017-7477)

- macsec: avoid heap overflow in skb_to_sgvec (Jason A.
Donenfeld) [Orabug: 26368162] (CVE-2017-7477)

- nfsd: check for oversized NFSv2/v3 arguments (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 26366988] (CVE-2017-7645)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101198

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0119.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/07/03

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: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: 2017/07/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7477, CVE-2017-7645

OSVDB: 155910, 156288