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

high Nessus Plugin ID 102573
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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 :

- 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: High

ID: 102573

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0143.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 8/18/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 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: 8/17/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/28/2016

Reference Information

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