OracleVM 3.4 : xen (OVMSA-2018-0005) (Meltdown) (Spectre)

High Nessus Plugin ID 105717


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


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2018-0005 for details.


Update the affected xen / xen-tools packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105717

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0005.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/10

Modified: 2018/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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


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: 2018/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15592, CVE-2017-15595, CVE-2017-17044, CVE-2017-17045, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754

OSVDB: 167225, 167258, 170006, 170007, 171888, 171894, 171897

IAVA: 2018-A-0019, 2018-A-0020