OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2019-0023) (MFBDS/RIDL/ZombieLoad) (MLPDS/RIDL)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 125664

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VPR Score: 7.7

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/speculation/mds: Check for the right microcode before setting mitigation (Kanth Ghatraju) [Orabug:
29797118]

- vxlan: test dev->flags & IFF_UP before accessing vxlan->dev->dev_addr (Venkat Venkatsubra) [Orabug:
29710939]

- vxlan: test dev->flags & IFF_UP before calling gro_cells_receive (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 29710939]

- nvme: allow timed-out ios to retry (James Smart) [Orabug: 29301607]

- rds: Introduce a pool of worker threads for connection management (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 29391909]

- rds: Use rds_conn_path cp_wq when applicable (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 29391909]

- rds: ib: Implement proper cm_id compare (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 29391909]

- Revert 'net/rds: prevent RDS connections using stale ARP entries' (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 29391909]

- rds: ib: Flush ARP cache when needed (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 29391909]

- rds: Add simple heuristics to determine connect delay (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 29391909]

- rds: Fix one-sided connect (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug:
29391909]

- rds: Consolidate and align ftrace related to connection management (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 29391909]

- rds: ib: Fix gratuitous ARP storm (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 29391909]

- IB/mlx4: Increase the timeout for CM cache (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 29391909]

- kvm/speculation: Allow KVM guests to use SSBD even if host does not (Alejandro Jimenez) [Orabug: 29423804]

- x86/speculation: Keep enhanced IBRS on when spec_store_bypass_disable=on is used (Alejandro Jimenez) [Orabug: 29423804]

- x86/speculation: Clean up enhanced IBRS checks in bugs_64.c (Alejandro Jimenez) [Orabug: 29423804]

- mm: thp: relax __GFP_THISNODE for MADV_HUGEPAGE mappings (Andrea Arcangeli) [Orabug: 29510356]

- bnxt_en: Reset device on RX buffer errors. (Michael Chan) [Orabug: 29651238]

- x86/mitigations: Fix the test for Xen PV guest (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 29774291]

- x86/speculation/mds: Fix verw usage to use memory operand (Kanth Ghatraju) [Orabug: 29791036] (CVE-2018-12127) (CVE-2018-12130)

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2019-June/000942.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 125664

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0023.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2019/06/03

Updated: 2020/01/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 7.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-12130

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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: 2019/06/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/05/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130