OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0173) (BlueBorne) (Stack Clash)

high Nessus Plugin ID 105147


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


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- tty: Fix race in pty_write leading to NULL deref (Todd Vierling)

- ocfs2/dlm: ignore cleaning the migration mle that is inuse (xuejiufei) [Orabug: 26479780]

- KEYS: fix dereferencing NULL payload with nonzero length (Eric Biggers) [Orabug: 26592025]

- oracleasm: Copy the integrity descriptor (Martin K.

- mm: Tighten x86 /dev/mem with zeroing reads (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 26675925] (CVE-2017-7889)

- xscore: add dma address check (Zhu Yanjun) [Orabug:

- more bio_map_user_iov leak fixes (Al Viro) [Orabug:
27069042] (CVE-2017-12190)

- fix unbalanced page refcounting in bio_map_user_iov (Vitaly Mayatskikh) [Orabug: 27069042] (CVE-2017-12190)

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

- 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)

- 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]

- Bluetooth: Properly check L2CAP config option output buffer length (Ben Seri) [Orabug: 26796364] (CVE-2017-1000251)

- xen: fix bio vec merging (Roger Pau Monne) [Orabug:
26645550] (CVE-2017-12134)

- fs/exec.c: account for argv/envp pointers (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 26638921] (CVE-2017-1000365) (CVE-2017-1000365)

- l2tp: fix racy SOCK_ZAPPED flag check in l2tp_ip[,6]_bind (Guillaume Nault) [Orabug: 26586047] (CVE-2016-10200)

- xfs: fix two memory leaks in xfs_attr_list.c error paths (Mateusz Guzik) [Orabug: 26586022] (CVE-2016-9685)

- KEYS: Disallow keyrings beginning with '.' to be joined as session keyrings (David Howells) [Orabug: 26585994] (CVE-2016-9604)

- ipv6: fix out of bound writes in __ip6_append_data (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 26578198] (CVE-2017-9242)

- posix_acl: Clear SGID bit when setting file permissions (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25507344] (CVE-2016-7097) (CVE-2016-7097)

- nfsd: check for oversized NFSv2/v3 arguments (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 26366022] (CVE-2017-7645)


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105147

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0173.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Published: 12/11/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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: 12/8/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/16/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10044, CVE-2016-10200, CVE-2016-7097, CVE-2016-9604, CVE-2016-9685, CVE-2017-1000111, CVE-2017-1000251, CVE-2017-1000363, CVE-2017-1000365, CVE-2017-1000380, CVE-2017-10661, CVE-2017-11176, CVE-2017-11473, CVE-2017-12134, CVE-2017-12190, CVE-2017-14489, CVE-2017-2671, CVE-2017-7542, CVE-2017-7645, CVE-2017-7889, CVE-2017-8831, CVE-2017-9075, CVE-2017-9077, CVE-2017-9242