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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85968


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


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]


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85968

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0122.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/09/17

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:UC

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

OSVDB: 124240, 125430