OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2020-0028)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 138416
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- ipv4: ipv4_default_advmss should use route mtu (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 31563095]

- net: ipv4: Refine the ipv4_default_advmss (Gao Feng) [Orabug: 31563095]

- Revert 'bnxt_en: Remove busy poll logic in the driver.' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 28151475]

- md: batch flush requests. (NeilBrown) [Orabug: 31332821]

- ALSA: core: Fix card races between register and disconnect (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 31351891] (CVE-2019-15214)

- media: dvb-usb-v2: lmedm04: move ts2020 attach to dm04_lme2510_tuner (Malcolm Priestley) [Orabug:
31352061] (CVE-2017-16538)

- media: dvb-usb-v2: lmedm04: Improve logic checking of warm start (Malcolm Priestley) [Orabug: 31352061] (CVE-2017-16538)

- atomic_open: fix the handling of create_error (Al Viro) [Orabug: 31493395]

- media: ttusb-dec: Fix info-leak in ttusb_dec_send_command (Tomas Bortoli) [Orabug:
31351119] (CVE-2019-19533)

- NFS: Fix a performance regression in readdir (Trond Myklebust) [Orabug: 31409061]

- x86/speculation: Add Ivy Bridge to affected list (Josh Poimboeuf) [Orabug: 31475612] (CVE-2020-0543)

- x86/speculation: Add SRBDS vulnerability and mitigation documentation (Mark Gross) [Orabug: 31475612] (CVE-2020-0543)

- x86/speculation: Add Special Register Buffer Data Sampling (SRBDS) mitigation (Mark Gross) [Orabug:
31475612] (CVE-2020-0543)

- x86/cpu: Add 'table' argument to cpu_matches (Mark Gross) [Orabug: 31475612] (CVE-2020-0543)

- x86/cpu: Add a steppings field to struct x86_cpu_id (Mark Gross) [Orabug: 31475612] (CVE-2020-0543)

- x86/cpu: Rename cpu_data.x86_mask to cpu_data.x86_stepping (Jia Zhang) [Orabug: 31475612] (CVE-2020-0543)

- MCE: Restrict MCE banks to 6 on AMD platform (Zhenzhong Duan) [Orabug: 30000521]

- can: peak_usb: fix slab info leak (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 31351141] (CVE-2019-19534)

- can: peak_usb: pcan_usb_pro: Fix info-leaks to USB devices (Tomas Bortoli) [Orabug: 31351250] (CVE-2019-19536)

- xfs: fix freeze hung (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 31430876]

- iscsi_target: fix mismatch spinlock unlock (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 31202372]


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 138416

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2020-0028.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 7/14/2020

Updated: 7/16/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.6

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek-firmware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/13/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/4/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16538, CVE-2019-15214, CVE-2019-19534, CVE-2019-19533, CVE-2019-19536, CVE-2020-0543