OracleVM 3.3 : glibc (OVMSA-2015-0022) (GHOST)

high Nessus Plugin ID 81103

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 parsing of numeric hosts in gethostbyname_r (CVE-2015-0235, #1183533).

Solution

Update the affected glibc / glibc-common / nscd packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?73666800

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81103

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0022.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 1/30/2015

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:glibc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:glibc-common, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:nscd, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

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: 1/29/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/28/2015

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Exim GHOST (glibc gethostbyname) Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0235

BID: 72325