OracleVM 3.4 : xen (OVMSA-2017-0176)

High Nessus Plugin ID 105249

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 :

- BUILDINFO: OVMF commit=173bf5c847e3ca8b42c11796ce048d8e2e916ff8

- BUILDINFO: xen commit=b90f0a4fa66aea67e743c393ba307612a2fec379

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream commit=8bff6989bd0bafcc0ddf859c23ce6a2ff21a80ff

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional commit=346fdd7edd73f8287d0d0a2bab9c67b71bc6b8ba

- BUILDINFO: IPXE commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- p2m: Check return value of p2m_set_entry when decreasing reservation (George Dunlap) [Orabug: 27216264] (CVE-2017-17045)

- p2m: Always check to see if removing a p2m entry actually worked (George Dunlap) [Orabug: 27216264] (CVE-2017-17045)

- x86/pod: prevent infinite loop when shattering large pages (Julien Grall) [Orabug: 27216261] (CVE-2017-17044)

- xen/physmap: Do not permit a guest to populate PoD pages for itself (Elena Ufimtseva) [Orabug: 27216261] (CVE-2017-17044)

- xend/pxm: Include pxm in XenStore when hotplugging PCI devices (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk) [Orabug: 27206706]

- BUILDINFO: OVMF commit=173bf5c847e3ca8b42c11796ce048d8e2e916ff8

- BUILDINFO: xen commit=2f4972e50ebd2a470b19bfdb1fc6ce91e77614e0

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream commit=8bff6989bd0bafcc0ddf859c23ce6a2ff21a80ff

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional commit=346fdd7edd73f8287d0d0a2bab9c67b71bc6b8ba

- BUILDINFO: IPXE commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- vNUMA: assign vcpus to nodes by interleaving (Elena Ufimtseva)

- BUILDINFO: OVMF commit=173bf5c847e3ca8b42c11796ce048d8e2e916ff8

- BUILDINFO: xen commit=c9c2df2dc87e18c9dcf584aedf859ab50b62883a

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream commit=8bff6989bd0bafcc0ddf859c23ce6a2ff21a80ff

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional commit=346fdd7edd73f8287d0d0a2bab9c67b71bc6b8ba

- BUILDINFO: IPXE commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- vNUMA: disable vNUMA if fail to find vcpus for pinning (Elena Ufimtseva) [Orabug: 27091931]

- BUILDINFO: OVMF commit=173bf5c847e3ca8b42c11796ce048d8e2e916ff8

- BUILDINFO: xen commit=fe4d54f49f8cf07f9e9d8077b7c85d287fb5c90c

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream commit=8bff6989bd0bafcc0ddf859c23ce6a2ff21a80ff

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional commit=346fdd7edd73f8287d0d0a2bab9c67b71bc6b8ba

- BUILDINFO: IPXE commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- x86/shadow: correct SH_LINEAR mapping detection in sh_guess_wrmap (Andrew Cooper) [Orabug: 27148184] (CVE-2017-15592) (CVE-2017-15592)

- x86: don't wrongly trigger linear page table assertion (Jan Beulich) [Orabug: 27148179] (CVE-2017-15595)

- BUILDINFO: OVMF commit=173bf5c847e3ca8b42c11796ce048d8e2e916ff8

- BUILDINFO: xen commit=b67a2d04c74002cceabfa76612a27fd1cf3f2b29

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream commit=8bff6989bd0bafcc0ddf859c23ce6a2ff21a80ff

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional commit=346fdd7edd73f8287d0d0a2bab9c67b71bc6b8ba

- BUILDINFO: IPXE commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- vNUMA: fix cpus assignment in manual vNUMA mode. (Elena Ufimtseva)

Solution

Update the affected xen / xen-tools packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?fa5ebf09

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105249

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0176.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/12/14

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.1

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:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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: 2017/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15592, CVE-2017-15595, CVE-2017-17044, CVE-2017-17045