OracleVM 2.2 : acpid (OVMSA-2009-0037)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79472


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


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

- Resolves: #515062 CVE-2009-4033 acpid: log file created with random permissions

- start acpid before hal

- Resolves: #503177

- Updated the License entry

- Fixed CVE-2009-0798 (too many open files DoS)

- Resolves: #496292


Update the affected acpid package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79472

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2009-0037.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Modified: 2017/02/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:acpid, 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: 2010/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0798, CVE-2009-4033

BID: 34692

IAVA: 2009-A-0135

CWE: 264, 399