OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0072)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84390

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/asm/entry/64: Remove a bogus 'ret_from_fork' optimization (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 21308309] (CVE-2015-2830)

- x86, mm/ASLR: Fix stack randomization on 64-bit systems (Hector Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 21307919] (CVE-2015-1593) (CVE-2015-1593)

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2015-June/000320.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84390

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0072.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Published: 2015/06/25

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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: 2015/06/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/03/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1593, CVE-2015-2830

BID: 72607, 73699