OracleVM 3.4 : dhcp (OVMSA-2018-0023)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107248


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


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

- Added oracle-errwarn-message.patch

- Resolves: #1550085 - CVE-2018-5733 Avoid reference overflow


- Resolves: #1550083 - CVE-2018-5732 Avoid options buffer overflow

- Resolves: #1063217 - failover hangs with both potential-conflict

- Resolves: #1363790 - dhclient does not update routing table after the lease &nbsp expiry

- Resolves: #1321945 - dhclient hook script for Azure cloud

- send unicast request/release via correct interface (#1297445)

- Lease table overflow crash. (#1133917)

- Add ignore-client-uids option. (#1196768)

- dhclient-script: it's OK if the arping reply comes from our system. (#1204095)

- VLAN ID is only bottom 12-bits of TCI. (#1259552)

- dhclient: Make sure link-local address is ready in stateless mode. (#1263466)

- dhclient-script: make_resolv_conf: Keep old nameservers &nbsp if server sends domain-name/search, but no nameservers. (#1269595)


Update the affected dhclient / dhcp-common packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107248

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0023.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2018/03/09

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:dhclient, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:dhcp-common, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5732, CVE-2018-5733

IAVB: 2018-B-0034