OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0168)

High Nessus Plugin ID 104454

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 :

- nvme: Drop nvmeq->q_lock before dma_pool_alloc, so as to prevent hard lockups (Aruna Ramakrishna) [Orabug:
25409587]

- nvme: Handle PM1725 HIL reset (Martin K. Petersen) [Orabug: 26277600]

- char: lp: fix possible integer overflow in lp_setup (Willy Tarreau) [Orabug: 26403940] (CVE-2017-1000363)

- ALSA: timer: Fix missing queue indices reset at SNDRV_TIMER_IOCTL_SELECT (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug:
26403956] (CVE-2017-1000380)

- ALSA: timer: Fix race between read and ioctl (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 26403956] (CVE-2017-1000380)

- ALSA: timer: fix NULL pointer dereference in read/ioctl race (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 26403956] (CVE-2017-1000380)

- ALSA: timer: Fix negative queue usage by racy accesses (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 26403956] (CVE-2017-1000380)

- ALSA: timer: Fix race at concurrent reads (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 26403956] (CVE-2017-1000380)

- ALSA: timer: Fix race among timer ioctls (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 26403956] (CVE-2017-1000380)

- ipv6/dccp: do not inherit ipv6_mc_list from parent (WANG Cong) [Orabug: 26404005] (CVE-2017-9077)

- ocfs2: fix deadlock issue when taking inode lock at vfs entry points (Eric Ren) [Orabug: 26427126] - ocfs2/dlmglue: prepare tracking logic to avoid recursive cluster lock (Eric Ren) [Orabug: 26427126] - ping:
implement proper locking (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug:
26540286] (CVE-2017-2671)

- aio: mark AIO pseudo-fs noexec (Jann Horn) [Orabug:
26643598] (CVE-2016-10044)

- vfs: Commit to never having exectuables on proc and sysfs. (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 26643598] (CVE-2016-10044)

- vfs, writeback: replace FS_CGROUP_WRITEBACK with SB_I_CGROUPWB (Tejun Heo) [Orabug: 26643598] (CVE-2016-10044)

- x86/acpi: Prevent out of bound access caused by broken ACPI tables (Seunghun Han) [Orabug: 26643645] (CVE-2017-11473)

- sctp: do not inherit ipv6_[mc|ac|fl]_list from parent (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 26650883] (CVE-2017-9075)

- [media] saa7164: fix double fetch PCIe access condition (Steven Toth) [Orabug: 26675142] (CVE-2017-8831)

- [media] saa7164: fix sparse warnings (Hans Verkuil) [Orabug: 26675142] (CVE-2017-8831)

- fs: __generic_file_splice_read retry lookup on AOP_TRUNCATED_PAGE (Abhi Das) [Orabug: 26797306] - timerfd: Protect the might cancel mechanism proper (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 26899787] (CVE-2017-10661)

- scsi: scsi_transport_iscsi: fix the issue that iscsi_if_rx doesn't parse nlmsg properly (Xin Long) [Orabug: 26988627] (CVE-2017-14489)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?82da82bd

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104454

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0168.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/11/08

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/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: 2017/11/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10044, CVE-2017-1000363, CVE-2017-1000380, CVE-2017-10661, CVE-2017-11473, CVE-2017-14489, CVE-2017-2671, CVE-2017-8831, CVE-2017-9075, CVE-2017-9077