OracleVM 3.2 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0121)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 101200
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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 :

- nfsd: check for oversized NFSv2/v3 arguments (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 26366024] (CVE-2017-7645)

- dm mpath: allow ioctls to trigger pg init (Mikulas Patocka) [Orabug: 25645229]

- xen/manage: Always freeze/thaw processes when suspend/resuming (Ross Lagerwall) [Orabug: 25795530]

- lpfc cannot establish connection with targets that send PRLI under P2P mode (Joe Jin) [Orabug: 25955028]

- nvme: Handle PM1725 HIL reset (Martin K. Petersen) [Orabug: 26277602]

- dccp/tcp: do not inherit mc_list from parent (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 26108573] (CVE-2017-8890)

- cifs: adjust sequence number downward after signing NT_CANCEL request (Albert Barbe)

- nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops (J.
Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 25986995] (CVE-2017-7895)

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2017-July/000749.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 101200

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0121.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 7/3/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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:3.2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/1/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/18/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7645, CVE-2017-7895, CVE-2017-8890