OracleVM 2.2 : xen (OVMSA-2013-0088)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79525

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 :

- x86/HVM: only allow ring 0 guest code to make hypercalls XSA-76 (Jan Beulich) [17822325] (CVE-2013-4554)

- x86: restrict XEN_DOMCTL_getmemlist XSA-74 (Jan Beulich) [17821907] (CVE-2013-4553)

- gnttab: correct locking order reversal XSA-73 (Andrew Cooper) [orabug 17768955] (CVE-2013-4494)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e9046329

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79525

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2013-0088.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.2

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/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: 12/6/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/2/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4494, CVE-2013-4553, CVE-2013-4554

BID: 63494, 63931, 63933