OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2019-0007) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 122087

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 :

- x86/bugs: Fix the AMD SSBD usage of the SPEC_CTRL MSR
(Tom Lendacky) [Orabug: 28870524] (CVE-2018-3639)

- x86/bugs: Add AMD's SPEC_CTRL MSR usage (Konrad
Rzeszutek Wilk) [Orabug: 28870524] (CVE-2018-3639)

- x86/cpufeatures: rename X86_FEATURE_AMD_SSBD to
X86_FEATURE_LS_CFG_SSBD (Mihai Carabas) [Orabug:
28870524] (CVE-2018-3639)

- Make file credentials available to the seqfile
interfaces (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 29114879]
(CVE-2018-17972)

- proc: restrict kernel stack dumps to root (Jann Horn)
[Orabug: 29114879] (CVE-2018-17972)

- x86/speculation: Clean up retpoline code in bugs.c
(Alejandro Jimenez) [Orabug: 29211617]

- x86, modpost: Replace last remnants of RETPOLINE with
CONFIG_RETPOLINE (WANG Chao) [Orabug: 29211617]

- x86/build: Fix compiler support check for
CONFIG_RETPOLINE (Masahiro Yamada) [Orabug: 29211617]

- x86/retpoline: Remove minimal retpoline support
(Zhenzhong Duan) [Orabug: 29211617]

- x86/retpoline: Make CONFIG_RETPOLINE depend on compiler
support (Zhenzhong Duan) [Orabug: 29211617]

- nl80211: check for the required netlink attributes
presence (Vladis Dronov) [Orabug: 29245533]
(CVE-2017-12153) (CVE-2017-12153)

- scsi: lpfc: Fix PT2PT PRLI reject (reapply patch) (James
Smart) [Orabug: 29281346]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?66ac1732

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 122087

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0007.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2019/02/11

Modified: 2019/02/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

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: 2019/02/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12153, CVE-2018-17972, CVE-2018-3639