Oracle Linux 8 : kernel (ELSA-2021-3548)

high Nessus Plugin ID 153419

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-2021-3548 advisory.

- kernel: SVM nested virtualization issue in KVM (AVIC support) (CVE-2021-3653)

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-2021-3548.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 153419

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-3548.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/16/2021

Updated: 10/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3653

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/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:bpftool, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-abi-stablelists, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-core, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-cross-headers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-core, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-modules, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-debug-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-modules-extra, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python3-perf

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: 9/16/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/8/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3653