OracleVM 3.4 : dnsmasq (OVMSA-2017-0160)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 103627
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Synopsis

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description

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

- Fix (CVE-2017-14491)

- Resolves: #1154953 - use both SO_REUSEADDR and SO_REUSEPORT

- Resolves: #1288617 - add missing patch file

- Resolves: #1288617 - dnsmasq: Non-interactive startup might lead to 100% cpu &nbsp consumption

Solution

Update the affected dnsmasq package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?067820c4

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 103627

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0160.nasl

Version: 3.13

Type: local

Published: 10/3/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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:dnsmasq, 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: 10/2/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/4/2017

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14491