OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2019-0014)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 124637
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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 :

- ib_core: initialize shpd field when allocating 'struct ib_pd' (Mukesh Kacker) [Orabug: 29384815]

- Revert 'x86/apic: Make arch_setup_hwirq NUMA node aware' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 29542185]

- qlcnic: fix Tx descriptor corruption on 82xx devices (Shahed Shaikh) [Orabug: 27708787]

- block: Fix a race between blk_cleanup_queue and timeout handling (Bart Van Assche) [Orabug: 29158186]

- can: gw: ensure DLC boundaries after CAN frame modification (Oliver Hartkopp) [Orabug: 29215299] (CVE-2019-3701) (CVE-2019-3701)

- CIFS: Enable encryption during session setup phase (Pavel Shilovsky) [Orabug: 29338239] (CVE-2018-1066)

- ext4: clear i_data in ext4_inode_info when removing inline data (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 29540709] (CVE-2018-10881) (CVE-2018-10881)

- ext4: add more inode number paranoia checks (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 29545566] (CVE-2018-10882) (CVE-2018-10882)

- Revert 'KVM: nVMX: Eliminate vmcs02 pool' (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 29542029]

- Revert 'KVM: VMX: introduce alloc_loaded_vmcs' (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 29542029]

- Revert 'KVM: VMX: make MSR bitmaps per-VCPU' (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 29542029]

- Revert 'KVM: x86: pass host_initiated to functions that read MSRs' (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 29542029]

- Revert 'KVM/x86: Add IBPB support' (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 29542029]

- Revert 'KVM/VMX: Allow direct access to MSR_IA32_SPEC_CTRL - reloaded' (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 29542029]

- Revert 'KVM/SVM: Allow direct access to MSR_IA32_SPEC_CTRL' (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 29542029]

- Revert 'KVM: SVM: Add MSR-based feature support for serializing LFENCE' (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 29542029]

- Revert 'x86/cpufeatures: rename X86_FEATURE_AMD_SSBD to X86_FEATURE_LS_CFG_SSBD' (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug:
29542029]

- Revert 'x86/bugs: Add AMD's SPEC_CTRL MSR usage' (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 29542029]

- Revert 'x86/bugs: Fix the AMD SSBD usage of the SPEC_CTRL MSR' (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 29542029]

- arch: x86: remove unsued SET_IBPB from spec_ctrl.h (Mihai Carabas) [Orabug: 29336760]

- x86: cpu: microcode: fix late loading SpectreV2 bugs eval (Mihai Carabas) [Orabug: 29336760]

- x86: cpu: microcode: fix late loading SSBD and L1TF bugs eval (Mihai Carabas) [Orabug: 29336760]

- x86: cpu: microcode: Re-evaluate bugs in a CPU after microcode loading (Mihai Carabas) [Orabug: 29336760]

- x86: cpu: microcode: update flags for all cpus (Mihai Carabas) [Orabug: 29336760]

- x86/apic: Make arch_setup_hwirq NUMA node aware (Henry Willard) [Orabug: 29292411]

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2019-May/000936.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 124637

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0014.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 5/6/2019

Updated: 1/21/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/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: 5/3/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/2/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1066, CVE-2018-10881, CVE-2018-10882, CVE-2019-3701