OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2019-0035) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 126670

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 :

- scsi: libfc: Fixup disc_mutex handling in fcoe module (Hannes Reinecke) [Orabug: 29511036]

- scsi: libfc: sanitize E_D_TOV and R_A_TOV setting in fcp (Hannes Reinecke) [Orabug: 29511036]

- sysctl: Fix kabi breakage (Shuning Zhang) [Orabug:
29689925]

- proc: Fix proc_sys_prune_dcache to hold a sb reference (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 29689925]

- proc/sysctl: Don't grab i_lock under sysctl_lock. (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 29689925]

- proc/sysctl: prune stale dentries during unregistering (Konstantin Khlebnikov) [Orabug: 29689925]

- scsi: smartpqi: correct lun reset issues (Kevin Barnett) [Orabug: 29848621]

- fork: record start_time late (David Herrmann) [Orabug:
29850581] (CVE-2019-6133)

- mm: avoid taking zone lock in pagetypeinfo_showmixed (Vinayak Menon) [Orabug: 29905302]

- x86/retpoline/ia32entry: Convert to non-speculative calls (Ankur Arora) [Orabug: 29909295] (CVE-2017-5715)

- tun: call dev_get_valid_name before register_netdevice (Cong Wang) [Orabug: 29925555] (CVE-2018-7191)

- mm/madvise.c: fix madvise infinite loop under special circumstances (chenjie) [Orabug: 29925610] (CVE-2017-18208)

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2019-July/000953.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 126670

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0035.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2019/07/15

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18208, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2018-7191, CVE-2019-6133