Oracle Linux 8 : SUMM: / virt:ol / and / virt-devel:rhel (ELSA-2021-0711)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 147165
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VPR Score: 6.5

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-2021-0711 advisory.

- A flaw was found in qemu. A host privilege escalation issue was found in the virtio-fs shared file system daemon where a privileged guest user is able to create a device special file in the shared directory and use it to r/w access host devices. (CVE-2020-35517)

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-2021-0711.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 147165

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-0711.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/5/2021

Updated: 3/8/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.5

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-35517

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.2

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/5/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/28/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-35517