OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2018-0266)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118052

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 :

- bnxt_en: xdp: don't make drivers report attachment mode
(partial backport) (Somasundaram Krishnasamy) [Orabug:
27988326]

- bpf: make bnxt compatible w/ bpf_xdp_adjust_tail (Nikita
V. Shirokov)

- bnxt_en: add meta pointer for direct access (partial
backport) (Somasundaram Krishnasamy) [Orabug: 27988326]

- bnxt_en: Fix bug in ethtool -L. (Michael Chan) [Orabug:
27988326]

- bpf: bnxt: Report bpf_prog ID during XDP_QUERY_PROG
(Martin KaFai Lau) [Orabug: 27988326]

- bnxt_en: Optimize doorbell write operations for newer
chips (reapply). (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 27988326]

- bnxt_en: Use short TX BDs for the XDP TX ring. (Michael
Chan)

- bnxt_en: Add ethtool mac loopback self test (reapply).
(Michael Chan)

- bnxt_en: Add support for XDP_TX action. (Michael Chan)
[Orabug: 27988326]

- bnxt_en: Add basic XDP support. (Michael Chan) [Orabug:
27988326]

- x86/ia32: Restore r8 correctly in 32bit SYSCALL
instruction entry. (Gayatri Vasudevan) [Orabug:
28529706]

- net: enable RPS on vlan devices (Shannon Nelson)
[Orabug: 28645929]

- xen-blkback: hold write vbd-lock while swapping the vbd
(Ankur Arora)

- xen-blkback: implement swapping of active vbd (Ankur
Arora) [Orabug: 28651655]

- xen-blkback: emit active physical device to xenstore
(Ankur Arora)

- xen-blkback: refactor backend_changed (Ankur Arora)
[Orabug: 28651655]

- xen-blkback: pull out blkif grant features from vbd
(Ankur Arora)

- mm: get rid of vmacache_flush_all entirely (Linus
Torvalds) [Orabug: 28701016] (CVE-2018-17182)

- rds: crash at rds_ib_inc_copy_to_user+104 due to NULL
ptr reference (Venkat Venkatsubra) [Orabug: 28506569]

- IB/core: For multicast functions, verify that LIDs are
multicast LIDs (Michael J. Ruhl) [Orabug: 28700490]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d06bca0e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118052

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0266.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/11

Modified: 2018/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17182