OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2018-0230)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 110580

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 :

- x86/fpu: Make eager FPU default (Mihai Carabas) [Orabug:
28135099] (CVE-2018-3665)

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2018-June/000865.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110580

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0230.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 6/18/2018

Updated: 9/27/2019

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/15/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/21/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3665