OracleVM 2.2 : xen (OVMSA-2012-0048)

high Nessus Plugin ID 79486

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 :

- XSA-12: prevent a 64 bit guest setting reserved bits in DR7 [orabug 14554090] (CVE-2012-3494)

- XSA-14: Don't BUG_ON PoD operations on a non-translated guest [orabug 14554272] (CVE-2012-3496)

- XSA-17: console: bounds check whenever changing the cursor due to an escape code [orabug 14554401] (CVE-2012-3515)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e181bb31

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79486

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2012-0048.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/5/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/23/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3494, CVE-2012-3496, CVE-2012-3515

BID: 55400, 55412, 55413