OracleVM 3.4 : xen (OVMSA-2017-0157)

high Nessus Plugin ID 104136
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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 :

- BUILDINFO: OVMF commit=173bf5c847e3ca8b42c11796ce048d8e2e916ff8

- BUILDINFO: xen commit=7590623eeb64d8a8f733c24eb80818f86eb870f0

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream commit=8bff6989bd0bafcc0ddf859c23ce6a2ff21a80ff

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional commit=346fdd7edd73f8287d0d0a2bab9c67b71bc6b8ba

- BUILDINFO: IPXE commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- gnttab: also validate PTE permissions upon destroy/replace (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 26733715] (CVE-2017-14319)

- tools/xenstore: don't unlink connection object twice (Juergen Gross) [Orabug: 26739949] (CVE-2017-14317)

- xen/mm: make sure node is less than MAX_NUMNODES (George Dunlap) [Orabug: 26733665] (CVE-2017-14316)

Solution

Update the affected xen / xen-tools packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?91f209f5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104136

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0157.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Published: 10/25/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/24/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/12/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14316, CVE-2017-14317, CVE-2017-14319