OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0094)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84891


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


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- ipv6: Don't reduce hop limit for an interface (D.S.
Ljungmark) [Orabug: 21444790] (CVE-2015-2922)

- ipv4: Missing sk_nulls_node_init in ping_unhash. (David S. Miller) [Orabug: 21444687] (CVE-2015-3636)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84891

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0094.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/07/21

Modified: 2017/08/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2922, CVE-2015-3636

BID: 74315, 74450

OSVDB: 120282, 121578