OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2019-0047)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 129986

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: sg: fixup infoleak when using SG_GET_REQUEST_TABLE (Hannes Reinecke) [Orabug: 26941755] (CVE-2017-14991)

- failover: allow name change on IFF_UP slave interfaces (Si-Wei Liu)

- Revert 'net_failover: delay taking over primary device to accommodate udevd renaming' (Si-Wei Liu) [Orabug:
29707258]

- build: Revert 'repairing out-of-tree build functionality' (Todd Vierling) [Orabug: 30257829]

- rds: add ibmr to busy_list in flush code path (Manjunath Patil)

- rds: fix uninteneded increase of rds_rdma:pool->max_items_soft (Manjunath Patil)

- ext4: fix data exposure after a crash (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 30361860] (CVE-2017-7495)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ca241a19

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 129986

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0047.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2019/10/17

Updated: 2019/10/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/10/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14991, CVE-2017-7495