OracleVM 3.2 : glibc (OVMSA-2017-0124) (Stack Clash)

High Nessus Plugin ID 102062


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


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

- Mitigation for CVE-2017-1000366 glibc: heap/stack gap jumping via unbounded stack allocations.


Update the affected glibc / glibc-common / nscd packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102062

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0124.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/07/31

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

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


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:glibc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:glibc-common, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:nscd, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

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: 2017/07/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000366

OSVDB: 159369