OracleVM 3.2 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2013-0008)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79497

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 :

- kmod: make __request_module killable (Oleg Nesterov) [Orabug: 16286305] (CVE-2012-4398)

- kmod: introduce call_modprobe helper (Oleg Nesterov) [Orabug: 16286305] (CVE-2012-4398)

- usermodehelper: implement UMH_KILLABLE (Oleg Nesterov) [Orabug: 16286305] (CVE-2012-4398)

- usermodehelper: introduce umh_complete(sub_info) (Oleg Nesterov) [Orabug: 16286305] (CVE-2012-4398)

- KVM: x86: invalid opcode oops on SET_SREGS with OSXSAVE bit set (CVE-2012-4461) (Jerry Snitselaar) [Orabug:
16286290] (CVE-2012-4461)

- exec: do not leave bprm->interp on stack (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 16286267] (CVE-2012-4530)

- exec: use -ELOOP for max recursion depth (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 16286267] (CVE-2012-4530)

- xen-pciback: rate limit error messages from xen_pcibk_enable_msi[,x] (Jan Beulich) [Orabug:
16243736] (CVE-2013-0231)

- Xen: Fix stack corruption in xen_failsafe_callback for 32bit PVOPS guests. (Frediano Ziglio) [Orabug: 16274171] (CVE-2013-0190)

- netback: correct netbk_tx_err to handle wrap around.
(Ian Campbell) [Orabug: 16243309]

- xen/netback: free already allocated memory on failure in xen_netbk_get_requests (Ian Campbell) [Orabug: 16243309]

- xen/netback: don't leak pages on failure in xen_netbk_tx_check_gop. (Ian Campbell) [Orabug:
16243309]

- xen/netback: shutdown the ring if it contains garbage.
(Ian Campbell) [Orabug: 16243309]

- ixgbevf fix typo in Makefile (Maxim Uvarov) [Orabug:
16179639 16168292]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?cae6ceac

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79497

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2013-0008.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/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-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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/01/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4398, CVE-2012-4461, CVE-2012-4530, CVE-2013-0190, CVE-2013-0231

BID: 55361, 55878, 56414, 57433, 57740