OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2021-0022)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 151464


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


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

- IB/core: Only update PKEY and GID caches on respective events (H&aring kon Bugge) [Orabug: 32816368]

- Revert 'Allow mce to reset instead of panic on UE' (William Roche) [Orabug: 32820278]

- Bluetooth: verify AMP hci_chan before amp_destroy (Archie Pusaka) [Orabug: 32912103] (CVE-2021-33034)

- Bluetooth: Fix slab-out-of-bounds read in hci_extended_inquiry_result_evt (Peilin Ye) [Orabug:
33013890] (CVE-2020-36386)

- qla2xxx: update version to (Quinn Tran) [Orabug: 33015884]

- scsi: qla2xxx: v2: Fix login retry count (Quinn Tran) [Orabug: 29411891] [Orabug: 33015884]

- scsi: qla2xxx: Properly extract ADISC error codes (Quinn Tran) [Orabug: 33015884]

- scsi: qla2xxx: Replace GPDB with async ADISC command (Quinn Tran) [Orabug: 33015884]

- qla2xxx: update version to (Quinn Tran) [Orabug: 33015884]

- qla2xxx: fix relogin stalled. (Quinn Tran) [Orabug:
27700529] [Orabug: 33015884]

- net/mlx4: Treat VFs fair when handling comm_channel_events (Hans Westgaard Ry) [Orabug:

- iommu/vt-d: Don't dereference iommu_device if IOMMU_API is not built (Bartosz Golaszewski) [Orabug: 32974492]

- iommu/vt-d: Gracefully handle DMAR units with no supported address widths (David Woodhouse) [Orabug:

- secureboot: make sure kernel-signing.cer is copied to kernel-keys dir (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 32978042]

- Bluetooth: A2MP: Fix not initializing all members (Luiz Augusto von Dentz) [Orabug: 32021289] (CVE-2020-12352)

- RDS tcp loopback connection can hang (Rao Shoaib) [Orabug: 32926868]

- dm ioctl: fix out of bounds array access when no devices (Mikulas Patocka) [Orabug: 32860494] (CVE-2021-31916)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 151464

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2021-0022.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 7/8/2021

Updated: 7/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-31916


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/7/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/23/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12352, CVE-2020-36386, CVE-2021-31916, CVE-2021-33034