OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0154)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87333

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 :

- KVM: svm: unconditionally intercept #DB (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 22333698] (CVE-2015-8104)

- KVM: x86: work around infinite loop in microcode when #AC is delivered (Eric Northup) [Orabug: 22333689] (CVE-2015-5307) (CVE-2015-5307)

- KVM: x86: Defining missing x86 vectors (Nadav Amit) [Orabug: 22333689]

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a85ade0c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87333

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0154.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 2015/12/14

Updated: 2019/09/27

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: 2015/12/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5307, CVE-2015-8104