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

High Nessus Plugin ID 104203

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: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 2017/10/27

Modified: 2018/09/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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