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

High Nessus Plugin ID 110884

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: High

ID: 110884

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0235.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/07/03

Modified: 2018/08/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/02

Reference Information

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