OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : glibc (OVMSA-2018-0235)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 110884
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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 :

- backport rh patch 1047983 from OL7, Orabug 25407655

- CVE-2017-15670: glob: Fix one-byte overflow with GLOB_TILDE (#1504810)

- CVE-2017-15804: glob: Fix buffer overflow in GLOB_TILDE unescaping (#1504810)

- Avoid large allocas in the dynamic linker (#1452717)

- Fix thread cancellation issues for setmntent and others (#1437147).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2018-July/000870.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2018-July/000871.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 110884

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0235.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 7/3/2018

Updated: 9/27/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:vm:glibc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:vm:glibc-common:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:vm:nscd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:vm:glibc-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:vm:glibc-headers:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/2/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15670, CVE-2017-15804