OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0104)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 85145
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VPR Score: 5.9

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 :

- KVM: x86: SYSENTER emulation is broken (Nadav Amit) [Orabug: 21502739] (CVE-2015-0239) (CVE-2015-0239)

- fs: take i_mutex during prepare_binprm for set[ug]id executables (Jann Horn) [Orabug: 21502254] (CVE-2015-3339)

- eCryptfs: Remove buggy and unnecessary write in file name decode routine (Michael Halcrow) [Orabug: 21502065] (CVE-2014-9683)

Solution

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

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2015-July/000348.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85145

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0104.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 7/31/2015

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/2/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9683, CVE-2015-0239, CVE-2015-3339

BID: 72643, 72842, 74243