OracleVM 3.4 : xen (OVMSA-2017-0176)

high Nessus Plugin ID 105249
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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: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 12/14/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

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: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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: 12/13/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/18/2017

Reference Information

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