OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2019-0015)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 124638

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/apic: Make arch_setup_hwirq NUMA node aware (Henry Willard) [Orabug: 29534769]

- KEYS: encrypted: fix buffer overread in valid_master_desc (Eric Biggers) [Orabug: 29591025] (CVE-2017-13305)

- scsi: target: remove hardcoded T10 Vendor ID in INQUIRY response (Alan Adamson) [Orabug: 29344862]

- scsi: target: add device vendor id, product id and revision configfs attributes (Alan Adamson) [Orabug:
29344862]

- scsi: target: consistently null-terminate t10_wwn strings (David Disseldorp) [Orabug: 29344862]

- scsi: target: use consistent left-aligned ASCII INQUIRY data (David Disseldorp) [Orabug: 29344862]

- ext4: fix data corruption caused by unaligned direct AIO (Lukas Czerner) [Orabug: 29553371]

- swiotlb: checking whether swiotlb buffer is full with io_tlb_used (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 29582587]

- swiotlb: add debugfs to track swiotlb buffer usage (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 29582587]

- swiotlb: fix comment on swiotlb_bounce (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 29582587]

- NFSv4.1: nfs4_fl_prepare_ds must be careful about reporting success. (NeilBrown) [Orabug: 29617508]

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2019-May/000937.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 124638

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0015.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2019/05/06

Updated: 2020/01/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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: 2019/05/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13305