OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0143)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102573

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 :

- dentry name snapshots (Al Viro) [Orabug: 26630936] (CVE-2017-7533)

- scsi: libiscsi: use kvzalloc for iscsi_pool_init (Kyle Fortin)

- mm: introduce kv[mz]alloc helpers (Kyle Fortin) [Orabug:
26621191]

- KEYS: Disallow keyrings beginning with '.' to be joined as session keyrings (David Howells) [Orabug: 26621179] (CVE-2016-9604) (CVE-2016-9604)

- l2tp: fix racy SOCK_ZAPPED flag check in l2tp_ip[,6]_bind (Guillaume Nault) [Orabug: 26621176] (CVE-2016-10200)

- mnt: Add a per mount namespace limit on the number of mounts (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 26621171] (CVE-2016-6213) (CVE-2016-6213)

- ipv6: fix out of bound writes in __ip6_append_data (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 26621163] (CVE-2017-9242)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?57ec0abd

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102573

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0143.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 2017/08/18

Modified: 2018/07/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/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: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: 2017/08/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10200, CVE-2016-6213, CVE-2016-9604, CVE-2017-7533, CVE-2017-9242