OracleVM 3.3 : rpm (OVMSA-2014-0083)

high Nessus Plugin ID 80008

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 :

- Fix race condidition where unchecked data is exposed in the file system (CVE-2013-6435)(#1163059)

- Fix thinko in the non-root python byte-compilation fix

- Byte-compile versioned python libdirs in non-root prefix too (#868332)

- Fix segfault on rpmdb addition when header unload fails (#706935)

- Add a compat mode for enabling legacy rpm scriptlet error behavior (#963724)

- Fix build-time double-free on file capability processing (#904818)

- Fix include-directive getting processed on false branch (#920190)

- Bring back --fileid in the man page with description of the id (#804049)

- Fix missing error on --import on bogus key file (#869667)

- Add DWARF 4 support to debugedit (#858731)

- Add better error handling to patch for bug

- Fix memory corruption on multikey PGP packets/armors (#829621)

- Handle identical binaries for debug-info (#727872)

- Fix typos in Japanese rpm man page (#845065)

- Document -D and -E options in man page (#845063)

- Add --setperms and --setuids to the man page (#839126)

- Update man page that SHA256 is also used for file digest (#804049)

- Remove --fileid from man page to get rid of md5

- Remove -s from patch calls (#773503)

- Force _host_vendor to redhat to better match toolchain (#743229)

- Backport reloadConfig for Python API (#825147)

- Support for dpkg-style sorting of tilde in version/release (#825087)

- Fix explicit directory %attr when %defattr is active (#730473)

- Don't load keyring if signature checking is disabled (#664696)

- Retry read to fix rpm2cpio with pipe as stdin (#802839)

Solution

Update the affected rpm / rpm-libs / rpm-python packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8451a6f3

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80008

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2014-0083.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 12/15/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:rpm, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:rpm-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:rpm-python, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/10/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/16/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6435

BID: 71558