OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0150)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87167

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 :

- ipc/sem.c: fully initialize sem_array before making it visible (Manfred Spraul) [Orabug: 22277382] (CVE-2015-7613)

- ipc: fix msg newqueue add (Guru Anbalagane) [Orabug:
22277382] (CVE-2015-7613)

- sctp: fix race on protocol/netns initialization (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 22249981] (CVE-2015-5283)

- Initialize msg/shm IPC objects before doing ipc_addid (Linus Torvalds) [Orabug: 22250045] (CVE-2015-7613)

- ixgbe: reset copper phy power mode (Ethan Zhao) [Orabug:
22271769]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1fae24a4

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87167

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0150.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Published: 2015/12/02

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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: 2015/12/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/10/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5283, CVE-2015-7613