OracleVM 3.2 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2013-0003)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79495


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


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

- bonding: fixup typo in rlb mode of bond and bridge fix (Guru Anbalagane) [Orabug: 16069448]

- bonding: rlb mode of bond should not alter ARP originating via bridge ( [Orabug: 14650975]

- compilation fix oracleasm typo (Maxim Uvarov)

- mm/hotplug: correctly add new zone to all other nodes' zone lists (Jiang Liu) [Orabug: 16020976 Bug-db: 14798] (CVE-2012-5517)

- Divide by zero in TCP congestion control Algorithm.
(Jesper Dangaard Brouer) [Orabug: 16020656 Bug-db:
14798] (CVE-2012-4565)

- Fix length of buffer copied in __nfs4_get_acl_uncached (Sachin Prabhu) [Bug- db: 14798] (CVE-2012-2375)

- Avoid reading past buffer when calling GETACL (Sachin Prabhu) [Bug-db: 14798] (CVE-2012-2375)

- Avoid beyond bounds copy while caching ACL (Sachin Prabhu) [Bug-db: 14798] (CVE-2012-2375)

- oracleasm: Introduce module parameter for block size selection (Martin K. Petersen) [Orabug: 15924773 16017829]

- kernel posttrans remove all crashkernel=* (Jason Luan) [Orabug: 15882974]


Update the affected kernel-uek / kernel-uek-firmware packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79495

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2013-0003.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek-firmware, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/18/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/13/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2375, CVE-2012-4565, CVE-2012-5517

BID: 53615, 56346, 56527