OracleVM 2.1 : xen (OVMSA-2008-2003)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79446


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


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

- Disable QEMU image format auto-detection (CVE-2008-2004)

- Fix PVFB to validate frame buffer description

- Fix PVFB to cope with bogus update requests

- Fix QEMU buffer overflow (CVE-2007-5730)

- Fix QEMU block device extents checking (CVE-2008-0928)

- Fix FV O_DIRECT flushing


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79446

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2008-2003.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.6

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-64, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-pvhvm-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:2.1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5730, CVE-2008-0928, CVE-2008-2004

BID: 23731, 28001

CWE: 119, 200, 264