OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0144)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102625


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


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

- l2tp: fix racy SOCK_ZAPPED flag check in l2tp_ip[,6]_bind (Guillaume Nault) [Orabug: 26586047] (CVE-2016-10200)

- xfs: fix two memory leaks in xfs_attr_list.c error paths (Mateusz Guzik) [Orabug: 26586022] (CVE-2016-9685)

- KEYS: Disallow keyrings beginning with '.' to be joined as session keyrings (David Howells) [Orabug: 26585994] (CVE-2016-9604)

- ipv6: fix out of bound writes in __ip6_append_data (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 26578198] (CVE-2017-9242)


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102625

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0144.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/08/21

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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


Base Score: 7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek-firmware, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10200, CVE-2016-9604, CVE-2016-9685, CVE-2017-9242

OSVDB: 148103, 153065, 156736, 158171