OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2018-0258)

high Nessus Plugin ID 117764
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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 :

- nsfs: mark dentry with DCACHE_RCUACCESS (Cong Wang) [Orabug: 28576290] (CVE-2018-5873)

- dm crypt: add middle-endian variant of plain64 IV (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk) [Orabug: 28604628]

- IB/ipoib: Improve filtering log message (Yuval Shaia) [Orabug: 28655409]

- IB/ipoib: Fix wrong update of arp_blocked counter (Yuval Shaia)

- IB/ipoib: Update RX counters after ACL filtering (Yuval Shaia)

- IB/ipoib: Filter RX packets before adding pseudo header (Yuval Shaia)

- cdrom: Fix info leak/OOB read in cdrom_ioctl_drive_status (Scott Bauer) [Orabug:
28664501] (CVE-2018-16658)

- ACPICA: acpi: acpica: fix acpi operand cache leak in nseval.c (Seunghun Han) [Orabug: 28664577] (CVE-2017-13695)

- uek-rpm: Disable deprecated CONFIG_ACPI_PROCFS_POWER (Victor Erminpour) [Orabug: 28680213]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?851cd234

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117764

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0258.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 9/27/2018

Updated: 9/27/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek-firmware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/26/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/25/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16658, CVE-2017-13695, CVE-2018-5873