OracleVM 2.2 : kernel (OVMSA-2009-0033)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79470


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


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

- [security] require root for mmap_min_addr (Eric Paris) [518142 518143] (CVE-2009-2695)

- [md] prevent crash when accessing suspend_* sysfs attr (Danny Feng) [518135 518136] (CVE-2009-2849)

- [nfs] knfsd: fix NFSv4 O_EXCL creates (Jeff Layton) [522163 524521] (CVE-2009-3286)

- [fs] fix pipe null pointer dereference (Jeff Moyer) [530938 530939] (CVE-2009-3547)

- [net] r8169: balance pci_map/unmap pair, use hw padding (Ivan Vecera) [529143 515857] (CVE-2009-3613)

- [net] tc: fix uninitialized kernel memory leak (Jiri Pirko) [520994 520863](CVE-2009-3228)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79470

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2009-0033.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Modified: 2017/10/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-ovs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-ovs-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:2.2

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: 2009/11/16

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2695, CVE-2009-2849, CVE-2009-3228, CVE-2009-3286, CVE-2009-3547, CVE-2009-3613

BID: 36304, 36472, 36706, 36901

OSVDB: 59068, 59654

CWE: 119, 200, 264, 362, 399