OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0069)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84141

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_64, vdso: Fix the vdso address randomization algorithm (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21226729] (CVE-2014-9585)

- isofs: Fix infinite looping over CE entries (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 21225975] (CVE-2014-9420)

- x86_64, switch_to: Load TLS descriptors before switching DS and ES (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21225937] (CVE-2014-9419)

- xen-netfront: use correct linear area after linearizing an skb (David Vrabel) [Orabug: 21209908] - sched:
Prevent divide by zero when cpu power calculation is 0 (Todd Vierling) [Orabug: 21123125]

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2015-June/000315.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84141

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0069.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Published: 2015/06/12

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/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: 2015/06/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/12/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9419, CVE-2014-9420, CVE-2014-9585

BID: 71717, 71794, 71990