OracleVM 2.1 : kernel (OVMSA-2008-2005)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79447

Synopsis

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

Description

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

- fix utrace dead_engine ops race

- fix ptrace_attach leak

- CVE-2007-5093: kernel PWC driver DoS

- CVE-2007-6282: IPSec ESP kernel panics

- CVE-2007-6712: kernel: infinite loop in highres timers (kernel hang)

- CVE-2008-1615: kernel: ptrace: Unprivileged crash on x86_64 %cs corruption

- CVE-2008-1294: kernel: setrlimit(RLIMIT_CPUINFO) with zero value doesn't inherit properly across children

- CVE-2008-2136: kernel: sit memory leak

- CVE-2008-2812: kernel: NULL ptr dereference in multiple network drivers due to missing checks in tty code

- restore linux-2.6-x86-clear-df-flag-for-signal-handlers.patch

- restore linux-2.6-utrace.patch / linux-2.6-xen-utrace.patch

- Kernel security erratas for OVM 2.1.2 from bz#5932 :

- CVE-2007-6063: isdn: fix possible isdn_net buffer overflows

- CVE-2007-3104 Null pointer to an inode in a dentry can cause an oops in sysfs_readdir

- CVE-2008-0598: write system call vulnerability

- CVE-2008-1375: kernel: race condition in dnotify

- CVE-2008-0001: kernel: filesystem corruption by unprivileged user via directory truncation

- CVE-2008-2358: dccp: sanity check feature length

- CVE-2007-5938: NULL dereference in iwl driver

- RHSA-2008:0508: kernel: [x86_64] The string instruction version didn't zero the output on exception.

- kernel: clear df flag for signal handlers

- fs: missing dput in do_lookup error leaks dentries

- sysfs: fix condition check in sysfs_drop_dentry

- sysfs: fix race condition around sd->s_dentry

- ieee80211: off-by-two integer underflow

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?97ce6a60

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79447

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2008-2005.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Updated: 2019/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-BOOT, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-BOOT-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-kdump, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-kdump-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-ovs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-ovs-devel, 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: 2008/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3104, CVE-2007-5093, CVE-2007-5938, CVE-2007-6063, CVE-2007-6282, CVE-2007-6712, CVE-2008-0001, CVE-2008-0598, CVE-2008-1294, CVE-2008-1375, CVE-2008-1615, CVE-2008-2136, CVE-2008-2358, CVE-2008-2812

BID: 24631, 26605, 27280, 29003, 29081, 29086, 29235, 29603, 29942, 30076

CWE: 16, 20, 119, 189, 200, 362, 399