OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2019-0046)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 129550
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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 :

- NFSv4: Don't try to reclaim unused state owners (Trond Myklebust)

- x86/microcode: Update late microcode in parallel (Ashok Raj) [Orabug: 30302412]

- floppy: fix out-of-bounds read in copy_buffer (Denis Efremov) [Orabug: 30318219] (CVE-2019-14283)

- xen-netback: stop netif TX queue on guest queuing failure (Ankur Arora) [Orabug: 30351050]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?30356e8e

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 129550

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0046.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 10/3/2019

Updated: 12/23/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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: 10/2/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/26/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14283