OracleVM 2.2 : xen (OVMSA-2011-0008)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79474


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


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

- Passthrough: disable bus-mastering on any card that causes an IOMMU fault (Tim Deegan) (CVE-2011-3131)

- Serialize iptables calls in hotplug scripts (rhbz 460410)

- Fix iptables service check bug (orabug 11727087)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79474

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2011-0008.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-64, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-debugger, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-pvhvm-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:xen-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:2.2

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: 2011/08/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3131

BID: 49146