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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117764

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: Medium

ID: 117764

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0258.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/09/27

Modified: 2018/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.9

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

CVSSv3

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: 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: 2018/09/26

Reference Information

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