OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0122)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85968

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 :

- sctp: fix ASCONF list handling (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 21842668] (CVE-2015-3212)

- KEYS: ensure we free the assoc array edit if edit is valid (Colin Ian King) [Orabug: 21842655] (CVE-2015-1333)

- Introduce [compat_]save_altstack_ex to unbreak x86 SMAP (Al Viro) [Orabug: 21549587] - x86, smap: Handle csum_partial_copy_*_user (H. Peter Anvin) [Orabug:
21549587] - ext4: fix warning in ext4_da_update_reserve_space (Jan Kara) [Orabug:
21621442] - ext4: remove unused variable in ext4_free_blocks (Lukas Czerner) [Orabug: 21621442] - quota: provide interface for readding allocated space into reserved space (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 21621442]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8c0eb14b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85968

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0122.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2015/09/17

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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: 2015/09/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1333, CVE-2015-3212