OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0034)

high Nessus Plugin ID 81904

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 :

- kvm: fix excessive pages un-pinning in kvm_iommu_map error path. (Quentin Casasnovas) [Orabug: 20687313] (CVE-2014-3601) (CVE-2014-8369) (CVE-2014-3601)

- ttusb-dec: buffer overflow in ioctl (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug: 20673376] (CVE-2014-8884)

- mm: Fix NULL pointer dereference in madvise(MADV_WILLNEED) support (Kirill A. Shutemov) [Orabug: 20673281] (CVE-2014-8173)

- netfilter: conntrack: disable generic tracking for known protocols (Florian Westphal) [Orabug: 20673239] (CVE-2014-8160)

- tracing/syscalls: Ignore numbers outside NR_syscalls' range (Rabin Vincent) [Orabug: 20673163] (CVE-2014-7826)

- uek-rpm: ol7: update update-el to 7.1 (Guangyu Sun) [Orabug: 20524579]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9dc7578d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81904

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0034.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 3/18/2015

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/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:3.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/17/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/1/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3601, CVE-2014-7826, CVE-2014-8160, CVE-2014-8173, CVE-2014-8369, CVE-2014-8884

BID: 69489, 70747, 70749, 70971, 71097, 72061, 73133