OracleVM 3.4 : qemu-kvm (OVMSA-2018-0004) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105644


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


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

- Fix (CVE-2017-5715)


Update the affected qemu-img package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105644

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0004.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/08

Modified: 2018/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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


Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:X/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:qemu-img, 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: 2018/01/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715

OSVDB: 171897

IAVA: 2018-A-0020