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

high Nessus Plugin ID 119566
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The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


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)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119566

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0286.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 12/11/2018

Updated: 4/28/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/10/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/20/2017

Reference Information

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