OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : polkit (OVMSA-2019-0008)

High Nessus Plugin ID 122573

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Fix of CVE-2019-6133, PID reuse via slow fork

- Resolves: rhbz#1667310

Solution

Update the affected polkit package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7d12e094

http://www.nessus.org/u?c078a59d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122573

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0008.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2019/03/04

Updated: 2020/02/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:polkit, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/05/31

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux PolicyKit Race Condition Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1485, CVE-2013-4288, CVE-2019-6133

BID: 47496, 62511