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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 104203


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


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]


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 104203

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0164.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/10/27

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/26

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 160817, 161727, 163121