OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0164)

high Nessus Plugin ID 104203
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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 :

- mqueue: fix a use-after-free in sys_mq_notify (Cong Wang) [Orabug: 26643556] (CVE-2017-11176)

- ipv6: avoid overflow of offset in ip6_find_1stfragopt (Sabrina Dubroca) [Orabug: 27011273] (CVE-2017-7542)

- packet: fix tp_reserve race in packet_set_ring (Willem de Bruijn) [Orabug: 27002450] (CVE-2017-1000111)

- mlx4_core: calculate log_num_mtt based on total system memory (Wei Lin Guay) [Orabug: 26883934]

- xen/x86: Add interface for querying amount of host memory (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 26883934]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ab6a3e39

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104203

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0164.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Published: 10/27/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/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:3.3

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: 10/26/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/11/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000111, CVE-2017-11176, CVE-2017-7542