OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2018-0286)

High Nessus Plugin ID 119566

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 :

- xfs: don't call xfs_da_shrink_inode with NULL bp (Eric Sandeen) [Orabug: 28898616] (CVE-2018-13094)

- ALSA: rawmidi: Change resized buffers atomically (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 28898636] (CVE-2018-10902)

- md/raid5: fix a race condition in stripe batch (Shaohua Li) [Orabug: 28917012]

- xfs: don't fail when converting shortform attr to long form during ATTR_REPLACE (Darrick J. Wong) [Orabug:
28924091] (CVE-2018-18690)

- certs: Add Oracle's new X509 cert into the kernel keyring (Eric Snowberg) [Orabug: 28926203]

- block: fix bdi vs gendisk lifetime mismatch (Shan Hai) [Orabug: 28945039]

- Add the following entries to 'uek-rpm/ol[67]/nano_modules.list':
kernel/drivers/net/net_failover.ko kernel/net/core/failover.ko Fixes: b3bc7c163fc9 ('net:
Introduce generic failover module') (Vijay Balakrishna) [Orabug: 28953351]

- floppy: Do not copy a kernel pointer to user memory in FDGETPRM ioctl (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 28956547] (CVE-2018-7755) (CVE-2018-7755)

- iov_iter: don't revert iov buffer if csum error (Ding Tianhong) [Orabug: 28960296]

- crypto: salsa20 - fix blkcipher_walk API usage (Eric Biggers) [Orabug: 28976583] (CVE-2017-17805)

- crypto: hmac - require that the underlying hash algorithm is unkeyed (Eric Biggers) [Orabug: 28976653] (CVE-2017-17806)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9322ac99

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119566

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0286.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2018/12/11

Updated: 2019/09/27

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17805, CVE-2017-17806, CVE-2018-10902, CVE-2018-13094, CVE-2018-18690, CVE-2018-7755