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

high Nessus Plugin ID 124638
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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 :

- 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:

- 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]


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 124638

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0015.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 5/6/2019

Updated: 1/21/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

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


Risk Factor: High

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: 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: 5/5/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/4/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13305