OracleVM 2.1 : udev (OVMSA-2009-0006)

high Nessus Plugin ID 79454
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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 :

CVE-2009-1185 udev before 1.4.1 does not verify whether a NETLINK message originates from kernel space, which allows local users to gain privileges by sending a NETLINK message from user space.

- fix for CVE-2009-1185 (bug #495051)

- Resolves: rhbz#495055

- removed zaptel rules (rhbz #294061)

- fixed segfault for empty lines in passwd (rhbz#413831)

- added patch for iscsi ids (Daniel Berrange) (rhbz#427640)

- added /etc/sysconfig/udev-stw, which makes MODULES configurable (Jeff Bastian) (rhbz#437979)

- added ext4 support to vol_id (rhbz#444528)

- updated dasd_id from dasdinfo of s390-tools-1.6.2 (rhbz#430532)

- Resolves: rhbz#294061, rhbz#413831, rhbz#427640

- Resolves: rhbz#437979, rhbz#444528, rhbz#430532

- scsi_id, retry open on EBUSY (rhbz#450279)

- Resolves: rhbz#450279

- set selinux context for .udev dirs and symlinks (rhbz#442886)

- fixed rule for hp iLO2 virtual mouse device (rhbz#429215)

- Resolves: rhbz#429215, rhbz#442886

- fixed selinux context setting for symlinks (rhbz#441054)

- Resolves: rhbz#441054

- fixed regression bug rhbz#430667 introduced by fix for rhbz#275441

- Resolves: rhbz#275441

- added rule for hp iLO2 virtual mouse device (rhbz#429215)

- Resolves: rhbz#429215

- fix for looping vol_id, because of a malformed passwd (rhbz#425941)

- revised fix for tape devices (rhbz#231990)

- Resolves: rhbz#425941, rhbz#231990

- moved 'ignore_device' for dm devices to 90-dm.rules (rhbz#275441)

- added cciss support (rhbz#250484)

- support more than 10 nst devices in the persistent rules (rhbz#231990)

- extra double check for symlinks improved (rhbz#217917)

- Resolves: rhbz#217917, rhbz#231990, rhbz#250484, rhbz#275441

- do not fail, if EEXIST on symlink (#217917)

- Resolves: rhbz#217917

- corrected rules for tape devices (#231990)

- Resolves: rhbz#231990

- removed pie link flag from static build flags

- Resolves: rhbz#233956, rhbz#233307, rhbz#226997, rhbz#236242

- Resolves: rhbz#217917, rhbz#231990

- added RPM_OPT_FLAGS and pie to static build flags

- Resolves: rhbz#233956, rhbz#233307, rhbz#226997, rhbz#236242

- Resolves: rhbz#217917, rhbz#231990

- do not fail, if EEXIST on mkdir (#217917)

- configure process numbers dynamically according to CPU and MEM (#226997)

- link statically (#236242, #233307)

- fixed rule for raw1394 (#233956)

- added persistent device names for tape devices (#231990)

- Resolves: rhbz#233956, rhbz#233307, rhbz#226997, rhbz#236242

- Resolves: rhbz#217917, rhbz#231990

Solution

Update the affected libvolume_id / udev packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f660381b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79454

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2009-0006.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:libvolume_id, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:udev, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:2.1

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: 4/27/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/17/2009

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux udev Netlink Local Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1185

BID: 34536

CWE: 20