OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2020-0049)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 142884
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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 :

- powercap: restrict energy meter to root access (Kanth Ghatraju) [Orabug: 32040806] (CVE-2020-8694) (CVE-2020-8695)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?25bc2ed7

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142884

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2020-0049.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 11/13/2020

Updated: 11/25/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8694

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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: 11/12/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/12/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8694, CVE-2020-8695