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

High Nessus Plugin ID 102062

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 :

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

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2017-July/000753.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102062

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0124.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 2017/07/31

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

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

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/06/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000366