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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 85968
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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 :

- 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: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 9/17/2015

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 9/16/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/31/2015

Reference Information

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