OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2018-0002)

high Nessus Plugin ID 105521
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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 :

- fuse: Call end_queued_requests after releasing fc->lock in fuse_dev_release (Ashish Samant) [Orabug: 26431550]

- rds: Fix inaccurate accounting of unsignaled wrs in rds_ib_xmit_rdma (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 27097105]

- rds: Fix inaccurate accounting of unsignaled wrs (H&aring kon Bugge)

- rds: ib: Fix NULL pointer dereference in debug code (H&aring kon Bugge)

- bnx2x: fix slowpath null crash (Zhu Yanjun) [Orabug:
27133587]

- rds: System panic if RDS netfilter is enabled and RDS/TCP is used (Ka-Cheong Poon) [Orabug: 27150029]

- USB: serial: console: fix use-after-free after failed setup (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 27206830] (CVE-2017-16525)

- mlx4: Subscribe to PXM notifier (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)

- xen/pci: Add PXM node notifier for PXM (NUMA) changes.
(Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)

- xen/pcifront: Walk the PCI bus after XenStore notification (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk)

- uwb: properly check kthread_run return value (Andrey Konovalov) [Orabug: 27206880] (CVE-2017-16526)

- ALSA: usb-audio: Check out-of-bounds access by corrupted buffer descriptor (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 27206923] (CVE-2017-16529)

- USB: uas: fix bug in handling of alternate settings (Alan Stern) [Orabug: 27206999] (CVE-2017-16530)

- USB: fix out-of-bounds in usb_set_configuration (Greg Kroah-Hartman) [Orabug: 27207224] (CVE-2017-16531)

- HID: usbhid: fix out-of-bounds bug (Jaejoong Kim) [Orabug: 27207918] (CVE-2017-16533)

- USB: core: fix out-of-bounds access bug in usb_get_bos_descriptor (Alan Stern) [Orabug: 27207970] (CVE-2017-16535)

- [media] cx231xx-cards: fix NULL-deref on missing association descriptor (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 27208047] (CVE-2017-16536)

- Replace max_t with sub_positive in dequeue_entity_load_avg (Gayatri Vasudevan) [Orabug:
27222316]

- sched/fair: Fix cfs_rq avg tracking underflow (Gayatri Vasudevan)

- KVM: nVMX: Fix vmx_check_nested_events return value in case an event was reinjected to L2 (Liran Alon) [Orabug:
27250111]

- KVM: VMX: use kvm_event_needs_reinjection (Wanpeng Li) [Orabug: 27250111]

- KVM: nVMX: Fix pending events injection (Wanpeng Li) [Orabug: 27250111]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a0a54569

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105521

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0002.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 1/4/2018

Updated: 9/27/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 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:3.4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/3/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/4/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16525, CVE-2017-16526, CVE-2017-16529, CVE-2017-16530, CVE-2017-16531, CVE-2017-16533, CVE-2017-16535, CVE-2017-16536