OracleVM 3.2 : bash (OVMSA-2014-0022)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 78238


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


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

- CVE-2014-7169 - bypass patch bug Related: #1146321

- CVE-2014-7169 - proper 3.2 backport - courtesy of Florian Weimer Related: #1146321

- (CVE-2014-7169) Resolves: #1146321

- Check for fishy environment Resolves: #1141644


Update the affected bash package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 78238

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2014-0022.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/10/10

Modified: 2017/02/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:bash, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

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: 2014/09/26

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Apache mod_cgi Bash Environment Variable Code Injection (Shellshock))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7169

BID: 70137

OSVDB: 112004

IAVA: 2014-A-0142