OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2019-0039)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 127566
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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 :

- xen: let alloc_xenballooned_pages fail if not enough memory free (Juergen Gross) [Orabug: 30073695]

- mm/page_alloc.c: calculate 'available' memory in a separate function (Igor Redko) [Orabug: 30073695]

- Input: gtco - bounds check collection indent level (Grant Hernandez) [Orabug: 30074413] (CVE-2019-13631)

- Documentation/Docbook/Makefile: process xml files in parallel, based on nproc --all value (Alexander Burmashev) [Orabug: 30079814]

- net: rds: fix compile warning (Zhu Yanjun) [Orabug:

- Revert 'xen-netback: stop netif TX queue on guest queuing failure' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 30128203]

- xen-netback: stop netif TX queue on guest queuing failure (Ankur Arora) [Orabug: 30028200]

- scsi: megaraid_sas: fix panic on loading firmware crashdump (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 29993112]


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 127566

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0039.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 8/12/2019

Updated: 1/6/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/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: 8/11/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/17/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-13631