OracleVM 2.1 : kernel (OVMSA-2008-2006)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79448

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VPR Score: 6.7


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


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

- CVE-2008-2931: missing check before setting mount propagation

- CVE-2007-6716: dio: use kzalloc to zero out struct dio

- CVE-2008-3272: snd_seq_oss_synth_make_info leak

- CVE-2008-3275: vfs: fix lookup on deleted directory

- CVE-2007-6417: tmpfs: restore missing clear_highpage


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79448

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2008-2006.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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: 2008/09/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/12/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6417, CVE-2007-6716, CVE-2008-2931, CVE-2008-3272, CVE-2008-3275

BID: 27694, 30126, 30559, 30647, 31515

CWE: 189, 200, 264, 399