OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0060)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83485

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 :

- crypto: aesni

- fix memory usage in GCM decryption (Stephan Mueller) [Orabug: 21077385] (CVE-2015-3331)

- xen/pciback: Don't disable PCI_COMMAND on PCI device reset. (Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk) [Orabug: 20807438] (CVE-2015-2150)

- xen-blkfront: fix accounting of reqs when migrating (Roger Pau Monne) [Orabug: 20860817]

- Doc/cpu-hotplug: Specify race-free way to register CPU hotplug callbacks (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- net/iucv/iucv.c: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- net/core/flow.c: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- mm, vmstat: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- profile: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat)

- trace, ring-buffer: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- hwmon, via-cputemp: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat)

- hwmon, coretemp: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- octeon, watchdog: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- oprofile, nmi-timer: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- intel-idle: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- drivers/base/topology.c: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- acpi-cpufreq: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- scsi, fcoe: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- scsi, bnx2fc: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- scsi, bnx2i: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- arm64, debug-monitors: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- arm64, hw_breakpoint.c: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- x86, kvm: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- x86, oprofile, nmi: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- x86, pci, amd-bus: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- x86, hpet: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- x86, intel, cacheinfo: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- x86, amd, ibs: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- x86, therm_throt.c: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- x86, mce: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- x86, intel, uncore: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- x86, vsyscall: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- x86, cpuid: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- x86, msr: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- powerpc, sysfs: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat)

- sparc, sysfs: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- s390, smp: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- s390, cacheinfo: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat)

- arm, hw-breakpoint: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- ia64, err-inject: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- ia64, topology: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- ia64, palinfo: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- CPU hotplug, perf: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug: 20917697]

- CPU hotplug: Provide lockless versions of callback registration functions (Srivatsa S. Bhat) [Orabug:
20917697]

- isofs: Fix unchecked printing of ER records (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 20930551] (CVE-2014-9584)

- KEYS: close race between key lookup and freeing (Sasha Levin) [Orabug: 20930548] (CVE-2014-9529) (CVE-2014-9529)

- mm: memcg: do not allow task about to OOM kill to bypass the limit (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] (CVE-2014-8171)

- mm: memcg: do not declare OOM from __GFP_NOFAIL allocations (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] (CVE-2014-8171)

- fs: buffer: move allocation failure loop into the allocator (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] (CVE-2014-8171)

- mm: memcg: handle non-error OOM situations more gracefully (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] (CVE-2014-8171)

- mm: memcg: do not trap chargers with full callstack on OOM (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] (CVE-2014-8171)

- mm: memcg: rework and document OOM waiting and wakeup (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] (CVE-2014-8171)

- mm: memcg: enable memcg OOM killer only for user faults (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] (CVE-2014-8171)

- x86: finish user fault error path with fatal signal (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] (CVE-2014-8171)

- arch: mm: pass userspace fault flag to generic fault handler (Johannes Weiner) [Orabug: 20930539] (CVE-2014-8171)

- selinux: Permit bounded transitions under NO_NEW_PRIVS or NOSUID. (Stephen Smalley) [Orabug: 20930501] (CVE-2014-3215)

- IB/core: Prevent integer overflow in ib_umem_get address arithmetic (Shachar Raindel) [Orabug: 20799875] (CVE-2014-8159) (CVE-2014-8159)

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2015-May/000311.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83485

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0060.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Published: 2015/05/15

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3215, CVE-2014-8159, CVE-2014-8171, CVE-2014-9529, CVE-2014-9584, CVE-2015-2150, CVE-2015-3331

BID: 67341, 71880, 71883, 73014, 73060, 74235, 74293