OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2019-0011)

high Nessus Plugin ID 123482
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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 :

- scsi: scsi_transport_iscsi: modify detected conn err to KERN_ERR (Fred Herard) [Orabug: 29487790]

- xen/blkfront: avoid NULL blkfront_info dereference on device removal (Vasilis Liaskovitis) [Orabug: 29469740]

- bnxt_en: Fix race conditions in .ndo_get_stats64.
(Michael Chan) [Orabug: 29129625]

- ext4: always verify the magic number in xattr blocks (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 29437127] (CVE-2018-10879) (CVE-2018-10879)

- ext4: add corruption check in ext4_xattr_set_entry (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 29437127] (CVE-2018-10879) (CVE-2018-10879)

- net: add netif_is_lag_port helper (Jiri Pirko) [Orabug:

- net: add netif_is_lag_master helper (Jiri Pirko) [Orabug: 29495360]

- net: add netif_is_team_port helper (Jiri Pirko) [Orabug:

- net: add netif_is_team_master helper (Jiri Pirko) [Orabug: 29495360]


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 123482

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0011.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 3/29/2019

Updated: 1/27/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 3/28/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/26/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10879