OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2018-0261)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117846

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 :

- exec: Limit arg stack to at most 75% of _STK_LIM (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 28709994] (CVE-2018-14634)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7c6115c3

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117846

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0261.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/01

Modified: 2018/10/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2018/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14634