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

Low Nessus Plugin ID 85340


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


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)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 85340

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0113.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/08/12

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/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: 2015/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5697

OSVDB: 125431