OracleVM 3.4 : xen (OVMSA-2020-0018)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 136071

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 :

- BUILDINFO: OVMF commit=173bf5c847e3ca8b42c11796ce048d8e2e916ff8

- BUILDINFO: xen commit=8e468e57b8bc1a7f84b4a7a6abf9e420b97313fa

- BUILDINFO: QEMU upstream commit=8bff6989bd0bafcc0ddf859c23ce6a2ff21a80ff

- BUILDINFO: QEMU traditional commit=346fdd7edd73f8287d0d0a2bab9c67b71bc6b8ba

- BUILDINFO: IPXE commit=9a93db3f0947484e30e753bbd61a10b17336e20e

- BUILDINFO: SeaBIOS commit=7d9cbe613694924921ed1a6f8947d711c5832eee

- x86/tsx: Mask out ARCH_CAPS_TSX_CTRL (Patrick Colp) - x86/tsx: When the CPU has MSR_TSX_CTRL, ebx is accidentally being cleared (Patrick Colp) - redtape:
IOMMU: default to always quarantining PCI devices (Boris Ostrovsky) [Orabug: 31158489] (CVE-2019-19579)

Solution

Update the affected xen / xen-tools packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7a547120

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 136071

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2020-0018.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 4/29/2020

Updated: 5/4/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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:xen, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-tools, 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: 4/28/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/4/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-19579