OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0113)

low Nessus Plugin ID 85340
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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 :

- md: use kzalloc when bitmap is disabled (Benjamin Randazzo) [Orabug: 21563041] (CVE-2015-5697)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0a4d39a8

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 85340

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0113.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 8/12/2015

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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: 8/11/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/31/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5697