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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84390


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


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)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84390

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0072.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/06/25

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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

Reference Information

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

BID: 72607, 73699

OSVDB: 118498, 120284