Oracle Linux 8 : virt:ol (ELSA-2020-0279)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 140038

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Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2020-0279 advisory.

- TSX Asynchronous Abort condition on some CPUs utilizing speculative execution may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via a side channel with local access. (CVE-2019-11135)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2020-0279.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 140038

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-0279.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/28/2020

Updated: 5/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11135

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:qemu-img:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-common:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-java:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-java-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-javadoc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-tools-c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:ocaml-libguestfs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:ocaml-libguestfs-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:perl-sys-guestfs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:ruby-libguestfs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-client:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-lock-sanlock:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:qemu-guest-agent:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-config-network:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-config-nwfilter:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-interface:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-network:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-secret:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-kvm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-docs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-nss:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:hivex:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:hivex-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-bash-completion:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-benchmarking:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-gfs2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-gobject:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-gobject-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-inspect-icons:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-man-pages-ja:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-man-pages-uk:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-rescue:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-rsync:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-winsupport:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libguestfs-xfs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libiscsi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libiscsi-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libiscsi-utils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-admin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-bash-completion:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-core:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-disk:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-gluster:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-iscsi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-logical:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-mpath:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-rbd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-scsi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-dbus:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:libvirt-libs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:lua-guestfs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:nbdkit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:nbdkit-bash-completion:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:nbdkit-basic-plugins:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:nbdkit-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:nbdkit-example-plugins:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:nbdkit-plugin-gzip:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:nbdkit-plugin-python-common:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:nbdkit-plugin-python3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:nbdkit-plugin-vddk:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:nbdkit-plugin-xz:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:netcf:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:netcf-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:netcf-libs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:perl-sys-virt:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:perl-hivex:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:python3-hivex:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:python3-libguestfs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:python3-libvirt:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-block-curl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-block-gluster:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-block-iscsi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-block-rbd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-block-ssh:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-core:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:ruby-hivex:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:seabios:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:seabios-bin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:seavgabios-bin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:sgabios:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:sgabios-bin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:supermin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:supermin-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:virt-dib:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:virt-p2v-maker:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:virt-v2v:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:ocaml-hivex:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:ocaml-hivex-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:qemu-kvm-tests:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/17/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/12/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11135